Ann Maura joined the Lifeline team in August of 2017 and serves as an Education Specialist. She brings with her over 25 years teaching experiences in a variety of different settings and with a variety of different disabilities. She loves to learn and is constantly looking for new ways to help build a bridge from frustration to hope alongside families in need. She is a certified Cognitive Developmental Therapist and has earned her master’s and undergraduate degree in Special Education. Originally from Madisonville, TN, she headed to the University of Tennessee and earned her master’s degree in special education. Ann Maura is a wife and mom of three, and she loves spending time with them. In her free time, she loves anything outside, running, cycling, hiking, and swimming. Her three simple joys are spending time with family and friends and working with children. Ann Maura’s loves the heart that drives Lifeline. She loves the attention to scripture and the gospel that is seen in the leadership. The team at Lifeline feel like family to Ann Maura, and that’s something that makes working at Lifeline so special to her.