- Executive Director
AnnMarie French is the executive director of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI), an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan policy research organization based in Concord, New Hampshire, focused on fiscal and economic issues impacting low- and moderate-income residents in New Hampshire. She joined NHFPI’s staff in January 2014, serving as the organization’s communications manager for four years prior to appointment as executive director.
AnnMarie has spent nearly two decades working with government and nonprofit organizations, and she has a strong understanding of the role public policy and public investment plays in enhancing access to opportunity and improving health and well-being.
From 2005-2012 she served in communications roles for the New Hampshire Municipal Association and former Local Government Center, where she served as editor for New Hampshire Town and City magazine and as lead communications staff for the organization’s resource publications for New Hampshire municipal officials.
Prior to moving to New Hampshire in 2004, she worked for ten years in communications roles with the City of Boston, including six years as marketing communications specialist for the Department of Neighborhood Development and Office of Business Development, focused on neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and programs designed to boost local economic vitality and expand economic opportunity for residents.
AnnMarie joined the NH Coalition to End Homelessness Board in 2021. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Early Learning NH. She previously served on the Board of the Public Relations Society of America Yankee Chapter, representing New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
AnnMarie lives in Dover, New Hampshire, and enjoys the exploring the vibrancy of New Hampshire’s Seacoast region. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University and a Master of Business Administration from Plymouth State University. She is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire, Class of 2017.