Anna Barnes is a creative project manager at American Progress. Most recently, Barnes worked at AL Media Strategy, supporting paid media campaigns for progressive candidates as the executive assistant to the partners. During her two years at AL, Barnes logistically supported the creation of thousands of creative products and the execution of more than $360 million in media buys. Prior to that role, she worked as a financial crime compliance analyst for a global investment bank and as a Democratic campaign organizer in her home state of Utah.
Barnes is a first-generation college graduate of the University of Utah, where she studied political science, international studies, and campaign management. She is obsessed with public policy, podcasts, skin care, and trying new recipes.