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Anne Spaltholz

Anne Spaltholz
Manager of Corporate Communications
American Transmission Company

5303 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Marketing

Anne is manager of Corporate Communications for American Transmission Co., where she has overseen the development of the communications practice for this transmission-only utility, formed in 2001. She manages corporate public relations and marketing, media relations, social media, public affairs, advertising, corporate giving and employee communications. Anne also serves as communications lead for Duke-American Transmission Co. – a joint venture of ATC and Duke Energy that is focused on transmission development across North America. Anne has nearly 30 years of experience in the communications field. Prior to joining ATC 12 years ago, Anne was owner of Communication Matters, a consulting firm specializing in communications strategy to support major corporate reengineering projects. She also held global communications positions with international manufacturers Joy Global and Johnson Controls, and with Wisconsin Electric Power Co.

When Anne Spaltholz joined her high school yearbook staff, it turned out to be a window into her future as head of Corporate Communications for a $3 billion utility. A career in communications includes writing, graphic design, web development, social media, video production, public speaking, project management and leadership. (Running Time 23:35)