Ann Breihan, PhD

Direct Support Expert

The former Chief Learning Officer at Chimes International Ltd., Ann is chief advisor for all training programs relating to developmental disabilities. Ann earned a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an MBA from Loyola College.

At Chimes, Ann was responsible for developing learning strategies for the Chimes Family of Services and its subsidiaries in six states and the District of Columbia, with a special emphasis on programs for people with intellectual and associated disabilities. As a part of her responsibilities, she identified staff training and development needs and developed the tools needed to facilitate this training.

With Training & eTracking Solutions, Ann supports the development of a new level of training program that can best prepare people for working with individuals with developmental disabilities, for whom she has staunchly advocated. With her years of experience developing tools for staff training, combined with her years of experience serving the needs of those with developmental disabilities, Ann is truly in an ideal position to ensure that online training programs will be the most effective for their users.