Ann C. Arnold


Ann Compton Arnold founded Forkland Springs Farm, LLC together with her father in 1994. She has served as the president and CEO of, since it’s founding in 1994. She introduced the brand Bama Pearl Shrimp.  Ann received her B.S. in Geology from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; and a Master’s Degree in Geology from Univ. of Southern California. She worked in San Francisco bay area as a hydrogeologist for 7 years and founded Geopacific, an environmental consulting firm. After relocating to Alabama in 1996, she continued to work in geology and later worked for the Alabama Geologic Survey and State Oil and Gas Board (2010-2015).