Anisha Grimmett, Executive Director

Anisha is an Auburn High School graduate and proud RAMM scholarship recipient. She has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute. She previously worked for UTC Aerospace Systems for 20 years in various engineering and leadership roles, and most recently in Human Resources launching a new global leadership development program for UTC Aerospace Systems



Katy Haun, Community Engagement Coordinator

Katy Haun joined Alignment Rockford in February of 2015 as the Community Engagement Coordinator. Haun's primary responsibilities include outreach and work with potential community partners to increase awareness of Alignment's community engagement process and increase participation in programs. Additionally Haun coordinates communications and public relations tools and resources for the organization.

Haun has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and is working on a Master's Degree in School Counseling. Haun is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and has held the position of General Manager at Alpine Inn and most recently as Reference Laboratory Outreach Sales and Marketing Associate at SwedishAmerican Health System. Prior to joining Alignment Rockford, Haun volunteered as co-chair of the Business, Arts, Modern World Languages, and Information Technology (BAMIT) College and Career Readiness Council for the Rockford Public Schools since the Academies' inception. Haun is a graduate of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce's Leadership program. Born and raised in Rockford, IL, Haun is married to William Haun. 

Arianne Baer,  Administrative Coordinator

Arianne Baer is originally from Crystal Lake, IL but moved to Pecatonica, IL eleven years ago.  She is the mother of four busy daughters, Madeline (19), Chloe (16), Lily (11), and Veronica (10).  Arianne’s hobbies include traveling, camping, and bonfires with friends.  She also enjoys volunteering and performing with Pec Playhouse Theatre (PPT), a local non-profit theatre company, where she has served on their board of directors and was the committee head for the annual fundraising event for 6 years.  Before joining Alignment Rockford, Arianne was the administrative assistant in the Academic Affairs Office at Rockford University where she assisted in serving the needs of the provost, faculty, and students.  Prior to that, Arianne was the assistant to the Library Director of Pecatonica Public Library.


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