Anne served as senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack for several years, where she developed and implemented the agency’s regulatory agenda and managed the Secretary’s policy team. She was also senior policy advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), where she led agriculture, veterans, small business, and government oversight policy. She also worked with Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) on the 2008 Farm Bill and Endangered Species Act reform. In the private sector, Anne was director of government affairs for The Wonderful Company.
Anne is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, and received her JD from The George Washington University Law School.