Anna May is a graduate of Princeton University and earned an MBA at New York University. A business leader with over thirty years of experience, largely at Prudential, her responsibilities ranged from leading 1,500 financial planners in the Northeast, to managing the start-up of a 500-person mutual fund back-office, and leading a $5 billion, 3,300 staff health insurance operation. Anna May left the for-profit arena to become a Director of The Fund for Public Schools at the New York City Department of Education. Following that experience, she volunteered at Good Shepherd Services for four years.
Anna May and her husband, Tim, are avid theater goers whether in New York, London, or Los Angeles. Among their most treasured theater moments are attending Tony Award rehearsals and awards ceremonies. They support a broad range of arts institutions including the New York Pops, The Drama League, Master Voices, and The Manhattan Theater Club.
Anna May has served on the Executive Committees of half a dozen non-profits, including the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and the College Women’s Association of Japan. While on The Drama League board, she provided substantial financial support, served as Secretary, chaired its Governance and Education Committees, served on the Human Resources and Strategic Planning Committees, and twice co-chaired its Annual Gala. Anna May is currently Board Chair of Asia Initiatives, serves on the Drama League Advisory Council and volunteers for New York Cares and Para Los Ninos which educates and supports children in the poorest neighborhoods of Los Angeles. She has mentored a New York foster care teen for five years.