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I have known Ann for 15 or more years and consider her a master of business and corporate communications. An excellent thinker, planner, writer and speaker, she carries out her assignments with confidence and charm.

Herbert H.
Press Officer,
US Department of Justice


More than just motivate people, Ann actually inspires them. With excellent listening skills, can-do attitude, and ability to see to the heart of the matter, she has challenged me over many years to embrace change at work and go after my dreams.

Elaine N.
Marketing Program Coordinator


About Ann Cefola

Creative strategist Ann Cefola is the founder and principal of Jumpstart LLC. An award-winning communications professional, Ann has more than two decades of experience working in the field, and has advised executives at three of the Fortune 10 companies. 

Ann earned an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work as an award-winning poet and translator brings insight into the creative process. She shares these insights monthly in her popular blog.

Jumpstart LLC is a New York City and New York State Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise (MWBE)-certified company.



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