About the Author

Ann Beckham Gainey taught in public and Christian schools after earning a bachelor of arts in education from Erskine College and a master of education from Clemson University. Ann re-fired, her word for retired, after serving for twenty-five years as the executive director of Choices Pregnancy Care Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Ann and her husband, Al, have two adult children, two grandchildren, and will soon celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

  • Conference speaker for local and regional church women’s ministry events
  • Keynote speaker for fundraising dinners for pregnancy centers
  • Chosen by best-selling author Bruce Wilkinson for his GTA (Great Turnaround) speakers bureau / spoke across the US to raise funds for pregnancy centers
  • Taught animated health classes to middle and high school students to encourage them to choose sexual integrity
  • Interviewer for Community Focus radio program on local Christian radio station
  • A part of a local secular talk radio station, along with her husband, for a segment each Friday called “Fight for the Family”
  • In 2005 highlighted on the cover of Lanier Magazine as one of their five inspirational figures in Hall County, GA
  • Awarded “Business Woman of the Year for 2006” by the American Business Woman’s Association, Gainesville/Lanier Chapter