Anne Krause

Senior Vice President of Development

Anne Krause is the Senior Vice President of Development for Texas 2036, where she oversees all development efforts to support the organization’s mission of ensuring Texas remains a great place to live and work through 2036 and beyond.

Previously, Anne served as the President & Executive Director of the Hemisfair Conservancy, a position she held for over a decade after co-founding the organization in 2014. In this role, she led all philanthropic and federal funding efforts to transform the 1968 World’s Fair site into a 40-acre urban parks district in San Antonio.

Anne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She also completed a non-profit executive program at Harvard Business School.

Anne began her career as an Air Force officer. While serving her country, she had the privilege of flying jets, deploying to Cuba as the Officer in Charge of linguist operations, and serving as the Executive Officer for the USAF Thunderbirds demonstration team. Following her military service, Anne transitioned to the civilian sector, where she held leadership positions in various non-profit organizations and consulted for a Fortune 200 company and a private family foundation on strategic philanthropy.

Passionate about art, education, and community, Anne serves as Immediate Past President of SA100, on the board of the Harvard Business School Club of San Antonio, and on the Southwest Research Institute’s Board of Advisory Trustees. She is an international public speaker, a Charity Ball Association sponsor, and a member of the San Antonio Business Forum, Leadership Women Texas, and the International Women’s Forum. Anne’s accolades include being inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame, named San Antonio Business Journal’s 2023 Woman of the Year, and listed among statewide business journals’ “Texas 100” to watch in 2024.

Anne and her husband Paul have four adult children and expanded their family by becoming foster parents.