As Chief Operations Officer of The IMA Financial Group, Anna leads business strategy and operational integration, human capital management, and marketing and communications for the organization, partnering with IMA business units and subsidiaries to drive growth and best practice across the enterprise.
Anna has executive-level experience in both the private and public sectors; prior to joining IMA, she was Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Director of Colorado’s Office of Economic Development, overseeing agency operations, human resources and finance functions and providing cross-divisional leadership on a wide variety of initiatives. Before joining the State, she enjoyed a dynamic corporate finance career, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Americas where her responsibilities included leading the organization through Vodafone’s disposal of its 45% interest in Verizon Wireless, a $130B deal. Prior to Vodafone, Anna held progressive strategic & financial positions in several industries, first in marketing & advertising with the Omnicom Group Inc. network and then in resort management with Intrawest. She began her career at Price Waterhouse LLP after earning a BBA from Baylor University, and holds CPA and CGMA licenses.
An engaged leader in the Colorado community, Anna is an active member of multiple business and leadership organizations including the Denver Metro Chamber and its Leadership Foundation, The Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, the Quarterly Forum, the Association for Corporate Growth, and the Colorado Society of CPAs. She also chairs the board of directors of PawsCo, a Colorado-based animal welfare nonprofit.