Annie Aston is an Equity, Inclusion & Diversity (EI&D) Program Specialist for Banfield Pet Hospital, where she’s working to create an inclusive environment where all associates can be themselves and find value in their differences.
Before joining the EI&D team, she provided administrative support to the senior vice president of human resources (which Banfield calls People & Organization).
Previously, Aston worked at Nike in Beaverton, Oregon as a senior administrative assistant in Global Running Apparel and Global Football Apparel. She started her career in London, England working for Ernst & Young where she lived for seven years with her husband.
Aston earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health promotion, fitness management and athletic training from Southern Oregon University, in Ashland, Oregon. She studied abroad for a semester at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. While in Australia, she gained a passion for cultures and travel. She is an avid runner of half-marathons, an enthusiastic world traveler and a strong believer in the importance of equity and equal rights as well as health and wellbeing.