Program Officer, Career Readiness
Anna Fontus oversees a portfolio of grants committed to improving postsecondary career and technical education outcomes for students from underserved backgrounds. Prior to ECMC Foundation, Anna was a Senior Program Director at Capitol Impact, where she led multi-disciplinary public policy projects and private sector initiatives to address systemic challenges within the education-to-employment ecosystem. To advance economic mobility and educational outcomes, she’s activated legislatures, chambers, think tanks, national companies, and educational agencies in implementing transformative practices. She is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management faculty and sits on various boards in the social sector. She was recently recognized as Young Professional of the Year for her work to design and launch a belonging initiative to combat systems of advantage that continue to impact underrepresented communities.
Anna holds a BA in Politics and French from Saint Mary's College of California.