Anne Kazel-Wilcox

Anne Kazel-WilcoxAnne Kazel-Wilcox

SES / ECQ Writer

Anne Kazel-Wilcox is as an author, editor, journalist, and communications executive with 25+ years of professional experience. She is a consummate writer delivering impactful content ranging from Fortune 100 financial writing, CEO thought leadership content, and scientific/medical research, to military and defense topics. Her sweet spot is the latter—military and defense-related topics—including authoring a book memoir in collaboration with seven U.S. Army generals from West Point’s Greatest Generation who commanded in WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam. She also collaborated extensively with the general who negotiated nuclear disarmament with the Soviets under President Reagan, among other top-level writing projects. She has experience writing federal/military transition resumes up to the highest levels (GS14-15) as well as Senior Executive Services core and technical qualification essays. Anne has as inspiration four generations in her family that have served, including one currently in the U.S. Army.

Among other executive positions, Anne previously led communications for a top-10 Metro-NY hospital with 75 clinical divisions, 10,000 staff, world-class research, and an NYU medical school. She served as press spokesperson, including mitigating crises, and spearheaded media training for senior executives to deliver powerful key messaging. She garnered worldwide press on four continents regarding subjects of international significance. She previously operated her own successful PR agency with clients primarily in financial services, including publicly traded companies. Anne began her career in finance on Wall Street before discovering the written word as her greater passion. She has a knack for taking deeply complex issues and relaying them in understandable, impactful writings that bring home powerful messaging to the reader.

Anne is ready to bring your career experience to life in an impressive manner that stands out in a crowded marketplace—while also making sure that your personality shines through for optimal impact.

Anne stands ready to support you with:

  • Military Transition Resumes (for transition to the government or private sector)
  • Federal Government Resumes
  • Corporate Resumes (at all levels up to C-Level executives in a wide range of specialties)
  • Cover Letters
  • LinkedIn Profiles
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements
  • Senior Executive Service (SES) Applications
  • Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
  • Five-page SES Resumes
  • Candidate Development Program (CDP) Applications
  • Technical Qualifications
  • Bio’s


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, New York University


  • Editor: Reconciling War and Military Trauma: Finding Safety, Security, and Peace from PTSD, authored by retired Army combat medic (2024)
  • Editor: Good Medicine, Hard Times, Memoir of a Combat Physician in Iraq, Ohio State University Press, authored by one of the most senior combat physicians to serve in the Global War on Terror (2022)
  • Author: West Point ‘41: The Class That Went To War and Shaped America, University Press of New England. Book written in collaboration with seven U.S. Army generals and follows West Point ’41 class through three wars—WWII, Korea, and Vietnam—and through peacetime military innovation that helped shape America (2014)
  • Editor: Smokey Joe & The General, memoir of Gen. Edward Rowny, who was Chief Negotiator for Nuclear Disarmament with Soviets under Pres. Reagan and advisor to five presidents [2013]
  • Contributor: Real Clear Defense, Lima Charlie News, World Security Network, and more on topics such as space weaponry, structural anti-terrorism, cyber malware, and electromagnetic pulse weaponry
  • Freelance: Travel writer with 200+ features appearing in publications such as Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and countless lifestyle publications