Anna Zinkel is an economic development professional with an interest in education workforce development policy. She has spent the last two-and-a-half years as a business development manager with Ann Arbor Spark, a regional economic development organization. Prior to that, she worked on the political campaigns of a U.S. Senator and Michigan State Representative, and worked as a constituent relations director for a Michigan legislator. She currently serves on the Washtenaw Community College Foundation Board, where she focuses on making public education more affordable and accessible.