Ann Marie Petach
Secretary and Treasurer, Board of Trustees

Ann Marie Petach, secretary & treasurer of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), is senior managing director of BlackRock Solutions. Prior to joining the BlackRock Solutions group, she was the chief financial officer of BlackRock.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2007, Ms. Petach was vice president and treasurer at the Ford Motor Company. She began her career in 1984 at Ford, where her responsibilities were global and included pension asset management, actuarial studies, banking, funding for Ford and Ford Credit, and risk management. In addition, Ms. Petach worked at two former joint ventures between Ford and Volkswagen, in Europe as Treasurer of AutoEuropa and in Brazil as Assistant Treasurer of AutoLatina.

Ms. Petach joined the FAF Board of Trustees in October 2012. In addition to her role as secretary and treasurer, she serves on the FAF Finance and Compensation and Private Company Review Committees.

Ms. Petach earned a B.A. degree in business and Spanish from Muhlenberg College in 1982 and an M.B.A. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1984.