About Ann Marie

Ann Marie was born in Jamaica and migrated to Pahokee, Florida with her family to be with her grandfather who was a farmworker in the sugarcane industry. She earned a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University and Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from Florida A&M University. She serves on several community boards including the Chamber of the Palm Beaches, Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida, and is the President of Girls 2 Women. She is a Charter Member of the South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust, and a member of Leadership Palm Beach County, Leadership Florida, Economic Forum, the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Florida Advisory Committee, National Association of Black Women in Construction, Urban League Young Professionals of Palm Beach County and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

She has won numerous awards for her leadership, business acumen, and community involvement. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, music, dancing, golf, traveling, and meeting new people.

Awards, Recognitions, & Achievements

  • SFBJ Influential Business Woman Award (2021)
  • NFTE Volunteer of the Year Award (2021)
  • South Florida Business & Wealth Prestigous Womens Award (2020)
  • Chamber of the Palm Beaches Athena Leadership Award Finalist (2020)
  • Legacy Magazines 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business & Industry (2018)
  • ICABA’s Global Influencer Award (2019)
  • Zeta Phi Beta Soroity Inc. Women of the Year Award (2019)
  • Black Excellence Brunch- Dynamic Community Relations Award (2018)
  • Royal Palm Beach High Legacy Award (2018)
  • Walkers Legacy Award (National) 2018
  • Womens Chamber of PBC Giraffe Award (2018)
  • Embracing the Legend Royal Palm Beach (2018)
  • Legacy Magazines 25 Most influential Black Women in Business & Industry (2018)
  • 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business & Industry (2017)
  • National Coalition of 100 black Women WPB Chapter Business Leader Award (2017)
  • Chamber of the Palm beaches Athena Young Professional Award Finalist (2016)
  • Legacy Magazines Most Influential Leaders in Business & Industry (2016)
  • SFBJ Influential Business Woman Award (2021)
  • NFTE Volunteer of the Year Award (2021)
  • South Florida Business & Wealth Prestigous Womens Award (2020)
  • Chamber of the Palm Beaches Athena Leadership Award Finalist (2020)
  • Legacy Magazines 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business & Industry (2018)
  • ICABA’s Global Influencer Award (2019)
  • Zeta Phi Beta Soroity Inc. Women of the Year Award (2019)
  • Black Excellence Brunch- Dynamic Community Relations Award (2018)
  • Royal Palm Beach High Legacy Award (2018)
  • Walkers Legacy Award (National) 2018
  • Womens Chamber of PBC Giraffe Award (2018)
  • Embracing the Legend Royal Palm Beach (2018)
  • Legacy Magazines 25 Most influential Black Women in Business & Industry (2018)
  • 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business & Industry (2017)
  • National Coalition of 100 black Women WPB Chapter Business Leader Award (2017)
  • Chamber of the Palm beaches Athena Young Professional Award Finalist (2016)
  • Legacy Magazines Most Influential Leaders in Business & Industry (2016)

Ann Marie's Companies

Cannabziac™

She is the President & Founder of Cannabiziac™, a global member-based company helping new and existing businesses tap into the growing $38 Billion industry by providing education, training, access to international industry experts, financial resources, networking events, mentorship, and advocacy. Cannabiziac™ offers on-demand courses, a cannabis-focused incubator and accelerator program, webinars, consulting and coaching services, and coworking spaces. Ann Marie also serves as an educator, consultant, and coach for Cannabiziac™.

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Mosaic Group

She is the president and CEO of The Mosaic Group, an award-winning advertising, marketing, and government relations firm serving clients throughout the US and Caribbean. The firm has managed campaigns and projects ranging from $10,000 to $3 billion. 

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Palm Beach County Soil & Water Conservation District

She Puts Community First

Honorable Ann Marie was elected by an overwhelming 66% of Palm Beach County voters (over 390,000 voters) in November 2020 to serve as Supervisor for Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District, Seat 2. Ann Marie Sorrell was born in Jamaica and migrated to Pahokee, Florida with her family to be with her grandfather who was a farmworker in the sugarcane industry. Growing up in Pahokee, she was rooted in Palm Beach county’s thriving agricultural community and the beautiful Lake Okeechobee which supplies fresh water to residents in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties. Ann Marie brings a fresh voice and new Leadership to sustainability, resilience, and conservation matters.  She is committed to educating residents and businesses about issues impacting agriculture, water, climate change, and environmental justice

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Ann Marie's Publications

No Glory Without A Story

As well as a co-author of No Glory Without a Story: Stepping Out on Faith to Birth the Business Within. No Glory Without a Story is a MUST READ for anyone thinking about starting their own business. The authors in this book have shared their stories of how they took leaps of faith to pursue their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs. They share the good, the bad and the ugly. They talk about trials and triumphs, failures and successes and how they persevered in spite of what it looked like.


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Chronicles of a Serial Dater

She is the author of Chronicles of a Serial Dater, a journey through the good, bad, funny – and steamy – of dating and relationships told through short stories that all end with a tip for the ladies and a tip for the fellas on the lesson(s) learned from each situation. 


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