Secretary and Trustee
Ana Holland Krawec is honored to join Patton Legacy Sports to support programs and initiatives that celebrate men and women in uniform. While raising her three children in Michigan, Ms. Holland Krawec consulted for Ford Motor Company Public Affairs, writing for Ford News and Policy and Strategy, translating (Spanish) internal communications, planning Ford’s Annual Shareholder meetings, and producing the company’s Annual Report. Later, she helped plan fundraising events and galas for community and educational organizations in Evansville, In., including the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Hispanic Outreach for Latin Americans (HOLA). Ms. Holland Krawec, worked with PLS and Ms. Helen Ayer Patton during the 2019 Warrior Games, in Tampa, Fl., and assisted USA Pentathlon at the UIPM Biathle/Triathle World Championship in St. Petersburg, Fl. Born in Mexico City, Ms. Holland Krawec speaks Spanish, and currently is an adaptive yoga instructor for Seniors near Chicago. Her daughter, Christina, is a security and satellite imagery analyst at the United Nations’ IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), and a classically trained soprano living in Vienna, Austria. Son, Nicholas, is a First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps training to fly Osprey. Youngest son, Andrew, is a materials and science engineer in medical and pharmaceutical research at Baxter International in Illinois. With connections to the military and Modern Pentathlon, Ms. Holland Krawec aims to further the efforts of her late father, John F. Holland, who competed with the USA Modern Pentathlon Team through the Army’s World Class Athlete Program (WCAP). He was an alternate on the 1956 Olympic Team, and a participant in the 1960 Olympic Trials. Mr. Holland later served for 30 years as a Board Member of the UIPM, Modern Pentathlon’s international governing body, and as president of its North and Central American Confederation (NORCECA). Ms. Holland Krawec’s grandfather, Col. John F. Holland, was a Class of 1925 graduate of the United States Military Academy, and her grandmother, Beatrice Bryant Holland, served for 15 years as Cadet Hostess at West Point. As a member of the PLS team, Ms. Holland Krawec hopes to continue her family’s tradition of service, connecting with the values Gen. George Patton’s legacy represent as an Olympian and legendary Army man.