As the Director of Program Investments, Anna supports The Fund’s work by managing a portfolio of programs that serve more than half of Chicago’s principals every year.
Anna joined The Fund in 2014. Prior to her role, she served as the Director of Education at literacy nonprofit Open Books, where she helped build the organization’s program suite and led a team that designed and delivered innovative literacy programs to thousands of high-need students in the city. A native resident of Utah, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from The University of Utah and a Master’s Degree in the Humanities from The University of Chicago.
Anna divides her free time between supporting her community – she’s a Local School Council member and proud Big Sister – and traversing Chicago with her family, including her husband, Ben, and son, Sebron.