Meet Ann Platz

Ann Platz is a businesswoman, speaker, and author. Speaking at seminars across the country, Ann shares her passion for encouraging women to reclaim their dreams. An accomplished interior designer for more than 25 years, Ann delivers inspiring speeches on many subjects including social graces, personal fulfillment, and interior design.

Ann’s design work has been featured in Traditional Homes, Arts and Antiques, Architectural Digest, and Southern Living. She has been honored in Who’s Who in Interior Design from 1991-1999, Who’s Who of American Women in 1985, Outstanding Young Women of America in 1984, and Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals from 1995-1999. She has appeared on various TV programs which include CNN, HGTV, Turner South, Cope, Cornerstone, TBN, Open House, Positively Texas, and TV-38 Chicago. In 1995, she hosted the PBS television series Interiors Today. Some of Ann’s radio appearances are Beverly LaHaye Today, Moody Broadcast Corporation, and USA Radio’s Point View.

In her book, The Courage to Follow Your Dreams, Ann encourages women to look to other women as examples of faith, virtue, wisdom, and purpose. She highlights valuable character traits that helped Jackie Kennedy, Coretta Scott King, Corrie ten Boom, and other strong women live through difficult circumstances with strength and dignity. Ann’s writing inspires women to look deep within themselves to discover the virtues and courage available to help them conquer new challenges, make important life changes, or face personal trials.

Ann and her husband, John, work together in their company, Ann Platz & Co., and currently live in the Greater Atlanta area. They have two daughters and six grandchildren.

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