Ann Stone joined Wallace in 2002 and serves as senior research officer. She helps lead the foundation’s efforts to develop useful knowledge in all areas of the foundation’s work. She contributes to the design of foundation strategy and helps assess the effectiveness of foundation initiatives in achieving results.
Before joining Wallace, Stone was at the RAND Corporation where she specialized in policy research in the fields of arts, youth development and education. Her research explored collection utilization in art museums, building participation in the arts, community-based programs for at-risk youth, competitive positioning in higher education, and leadership development for the Army ROTC.
Stone began her career in the private sector, at Mullin Consulting (formerly Management Compensation Group), a national firm specializing in executive benefits consulting for large companies. There, she held positions in financial analysis, client management, marketing and government affairs.
She has a Ph.D. in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School of Policy Studies and a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.