Ann founded Herzan in 1992 in Orange County, California. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and her MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Ann has over 25 years of experience in the field of vibration control, including leading the Melles Griot vibration control division and working at Herz Co. LTD in Japan. Ann oversees Herzan’s engineering, production, and new product development activities. Ann’s hobbies include truffle farming, sailing, hiking along outdoor trails, and spending time with family (especially her new granddaughter).