Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer of The IMA Financial Group, Anna leads strategy and operational integration, business process optimization, and human capital management for the enterprise, partnering with IMA business units and subsidiaries to drive growth and best practice across the organization.
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 serves as an advisor with the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, as chairman of PawsCo, an animal welfare nonprofit, and as an active member of multiple business and leadership organizations including the Denver Metro Chamber and its Leadership Foundation, the Quarterly Forum, the Association for Corporate Growth, and the Colorado Society of CPAs.