Leigh Ann Hirschman

Director of Advancement

Leigh Ann Hirschman is thrilled to be part of the APA team. Most recently, Leigh Ann led development for Trinity Haven, Indiana’s first home for LGBTQ youth experiencing housing instability. Prior to her work for Trinity Haven, Leigh Ann spent twenty-five years as the president of Hirschman Literary Services, a writing and editing firm serving clients with the major New York publishing houses. Leigh Ann’s book projects have been on several bestseller lists and published in more than two dozen languages. In addition, Leigh Ann is a classically trained pianist.
Leigh Ann and her husband, John, have lived in Indianapolis for the past 20 years and have two children.

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