E. Ann Bailey

Senior Executive Search Consultant

Office: 850-337-1477

Cell: 850-830-5169


Ann Bailey has 30 years of experience working in higher education and brings her extensive knowledge of leadership roles to serve Greenwood Asher & Associates as a senior executive search consultant. Ann’s search expertise varies from presidential to academic dean roles and within the areas of student affairs, enrollment management, and advancement.

She has a background in multiple areas including enrollment management, admissions, student recruitment, occupancy management, university health services and auxiliary services from previously serving as chief housing officer and interim assistant vice president for student affairs at Mississippi State University. Ann is a past president and lifetime member of Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) and has published in student affairs and housing journals.

She received a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Mississippi State University, an M.S. in higher education administration from Florida State University, and a B.S. in counseling and guidance from the University of Montevallo. During her free time, Ann enjoys spending time in the gym, reading, traveling with friends and family, and watching sports.