Anna M. Ginn is a Senior Director at Synergos, overseeing its work with the Global Philanthropists Circle, a dynamic network of leading international philanthropists who are addressing questions of strategy, effectiveness and impact with peers and other global actors. She also leads Synergos’ development and communications activities.
Prior to joining Synergos in late 2006, Anna was Vice President for Development and Communications at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) with responsibility for marketing and for annual fundraising of over $55 million. LISC invests over one billion dollars annually in low-income communities and is the largest national organization supporting community-based development. Before joining LISC in early 2003, Anna was the Senior Development Officer for Coastal Enterprises, Inc., a 25-year-old community development corporation/community development financial institution headquartered in Maine. She also served as Executive Vice President of CEI Capital Management Inc., managing CEI’s $65 million New Markets Tax Credit program. While at CEI, Anna helped found two venture capital funds to invest in socially responsible businesses.
From 1984 to 1995, she was Publisher of Maine Times, Maine’s only issues-oriented statewide newsweekly.
She received her MA from the University of Minnesota and BA from Mount Holyoke College.