Ave Wahrmund has worked at Potentials, Inc. at various points since her father founded the company. She and her sister, Elizabeth Foley, took over ownership in 1990. Ave currently serves as the COO, managing accounts receivable, accounts payable, human resources and facilities. She also serves as Board Chair for Potentials providing leadership in finance, management and organization. Ave earned her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978 and went on to teach kindergarten for 12 years for the Austin Independent School District. In 1998, she was elected to the Austin ISD School Board serving two terms, including as secretary and vice president. In parallel, Ave owned and operated a Jazzercise franchise from 1997-2014. Her education, business and service background combine to bring a leadership style that has proven to be invaluable to the operations of Potentials, and the growth of the business overall.