Rev. Dr. Ann Hitt is a self-described "cradle-to-the-grave" Methodist, having been born into a Methodist Parsonage. After twenty-two years in a variety of management positions in private industry and government, she accepted God's call to ministry and has served in appointive ministry for twenty-three years. She has a Bachelor's in Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in Management from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has a Master's of Divinity (MDiv) from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University and a Doctor of Ministry (DMin) from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. She has two grown daughters, Katharine and Sarah, and the "two cutest grandchildren in 'her' world," Harper and Oliver.