Anna Farrar

Prior to joining Converge, Anna served as the immediate past Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Communications and External Affairs for the Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Jimmy Patronis, one of the highest positions within the office. Over several years, she served in various senior roles at the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS), an agency which manages billions of dollars in state investments and oversees the insurance and financial services industries. In her most recent role, she led communications and external affairs strategy, and policy and research initiatives. This included raising the agency’s profile with respect to state financial management, economic development, and fostering innovation.

Prior to her work as Deputy CFO, she served as the vice president of accounts at On 3 Public Relations, a full-service public relations firm where she led communications strategy for corporate clients—including Fortune 500 and innovative tech companies— advocacy issues, nonprofit organizations, and political campaigns. Anna also previously served as press secretary for former Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, and lead media relations efforts at a national disaster safety and mitigation nonprofit. She has more than 15 years of communications and public relations, and political campaigns and grassroots activation experience.