Anna Consani joined the Springboard team in August 2014 to manage the large community that influences, invests and supports the Springboard ecosystem. As Community Manager, Anna incorporates online tools and in-person networking to build strong business collaborations and enhance visibility of Springboard portfolio companies and the women who lead them. She is lead on Springboard’s involvement in Sprockit, an initiative by the National Association of Broadcasters to highlight the top emerging media startups and also manages the Springboard Dolphin Tank program, a friendly feedback session for entrepreneurs to pitch and receive immediate feedback, resources and connections. Prior to Springboard, Anna worked for Members of Congress in both Washington, DC and California offices and has experience in corporate sales at a women-led California based gourmet gift basket company. Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, Anna holds a B.A in Political Science/International Affairs and minor in Sociology from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.