Anna was formerly the President and CEO of Taormina Sales Company, a leading importer and distributor of specialty food products from Italy, Spain, the Mediterranean and South America, founded in 1982. She led a management team that acquired and recapitalized the Company in 2006 acquired the Company in 2006. From 1988 to 1998, she was a partner in AMR Shipping, Ltd. an international shipping company based in Italy and the USA. She managed financial and strategic planning for the business, growing revenues through transition to new global markets. She later served as Managing Partner of ARG Capital Group, where she provided finance, business planning, marketing and investment consulting services to start-up and growth companies. She holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Smith College.