Anna is CFO at Pear. Previously, she led Finance and Operations at Eniac Ventures. Before entering the venture capital world, Anna worked in business operations for over a decade at various startups, using her broad background in finance, operations, human resources, and administration management to help companies scale.
At Pear, Anna manages all financial functions of the firm and its funds, spanning across fundraising, fund finance strategy, portfolio monitoring and valuations, LP reporting, and annual tax/audit processes. Anna also runs Pear’s internal operations including the firm’s legal, compliance, and HR matters.
Anna lives in Palo Alto with her husband, daughter, and Insta-famous corgi. She has a BA in Business Management Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz and is an active member of various Bay Area and NYC venture finance groups.
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What's your favorite book?
For the kid in me: The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Otherwise anything by Paulo Coelho.
What career path did you want to pursue when you were a kid?
I wanted to be a professional jigsaw puzzle player - I actually wanted to get paid to sit all day and complete jigsaw puzzles extremely quickly. Anyone want to challenge me?
What are your favorite sports teams?
Borussia Dortmund for life! Warriors bandwagon fan since 2015. 49ers and SF Giants to rep the Bay.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Cycling my way through Northern California, throwing dinner parties for friends, hiking with my family, and I recently took up gardening, which is both very rewarding and frustrating.
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