Meet the Team


Concept Development & Culinary

Anne Haerle brings a breadth and depth of expertise to the Synergy team. As a branding, marketing, and design professional for over 20 years on both coasts, Anne produced and managed print, interactive, and signage projects for Fortune 500 clients like Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Citibank, and Chase. Anne has also worked on eLearning and interactive training tools for clients in the technology and retail product sectors.

About 10 years ago, Anne followed her passion for culinary by launching a private meal service featuring healthy foods, and went on to attend the Culinary Institute of America, graduating first in her class. She has cooked in a renowned farm-to-table restaurant, served as Sur La Table’s Corporate Chef, and Prepared Foods Head Chef at Whole Foods, among other positions in the culinary industry.

Anne brings several areas of expertise to Synergy, including brand strategy, concept development, copywriting, marketing, graphic design, social media, menu and recipe development, recipe testing, and food costing.

Anne earned a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Kentucky, a Masters in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in New York, a MBA in Design Management from the University of Westminster in London, and an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts for The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.


My mom’s perfect fried chicken and biscuits, with coleslaw and peach cobbler for dessert.

“I love working with Synergy because I get the chance to learn, to understand a client’s business ideas and goals, and then to help them realize those goals.”