Ann Boyd is an enrolled member of the Gros Ventre Tribe located on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in north central Montana. Ann was raised on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and graduated from Harlem High School. She attended Montana State University and studied Psychology as well attended and graduated from Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, ND., attended Briercrest College and Seminary in Saskatchewan, Canada, where she began work on her Masters Degree. She lived and worked in Nashville for 16 years for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She recently moved to Helena, Montana where she currently resides as a Native American, Women business partner and owner.
She along with her husband Samson Boyd are Native American diverse entrepreneurs in natural resources and commodities as of this past year. Her professional work has been in both Fort Belknap Montana working for the Federal Government for the past 20 years where she worked in various departments and gained tremendous experience with tribal departments and state and federal municipalities. She worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in the roads transportation department on the construction crew, as well as in the transportation planning department well as the holding the management analyst position. She worked in the Office of the Special Trustee, managing tribal accounts for individual land owners. In addition she worked in the Real Estate department with land transactions. She was an Analyst for the BIA Eastern Regional Office working with the 27 federally recognized tribes along the eastern seaboard in the Regional Director’s office.
Ann also worked in the Office of Justice Services (Law Enforcement) as a Program and Crime Analyst. While in Law enforcement she worked, managing commercial contracts, collecting and gathering data which helped build a rapport with the tribes throughout the country on various levels. Ann worked with commercial and P.L. 638 contracts that govern Native American Lands. She enjoys working, learning and experiencing new areas of business and looks forward to providing high quality of business to whoever she can.