Annette attended Central High School. She graduated from Missouri Western State University with a BSBA in Accounting. She also attended Northwest Missouri State University and earned her Master of Business Administration. Annette was elected as the Buchanan County Public Administrator in January 2021. Prior to becoming an Office Holder, she was as analyst and held various accounting positions in healthcare, manufacturing and non-profit. She has one daughter and two grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, volunteering, riding her bike and anything outdoors.