SEATTLE, July 31, 2001 -- The Boeing Company today named Anna "Anne" Eleanor Roosevelt to the newly created position of director of Community and Education Relations at Boeing World Headquarters in Chicago.
Roosevelt will join the company Aug. 1, 2001 and be responsible for corporate citizenship efforts in the Chicago area.
"Anne will be a terrific addition to our organization and will guide us in establishing our role as a corporate citizen in Chicago," said John Warner, Boeing senior vice president and chief administrative officer. "She brings with her an understanding of the local community, experience in applying resources that make a difference, and the keen ability to work collaboratively with public and private entities. Having someone of Anne's caliber on the Boeing team demonstrates the importance we place on supporting our local communities."
Prior to joining Boeing, Roosevelt was executive director of the Brain Research Foundation, an affiliate of the University of Chicago. She has more than 20 years of community relations experience in Chicago, including the Museums in the Park and Mayor's Office.
Roosevelt earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a master's degree from the University of Northern Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1998, she received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Roosevelt University in Chicago.