Councilmember Anna Thomasson is serving her first term as a member of Town Council.
Councilmember Anna Thomasson is a successful business leader with 35 years experience in corporate finance and human resources. Most of her career was as a principal with global consultancy and pension actuarial firm, Towers Perrin/Towers Watson serving Fortune 500 companies.
She looks forward to bringing her award-winning professional expertise in organizational communication, education, and engagement to the Town. She is a militant fiscal conservative who is passionate about keeping the tranquil, residential environment that attracts so many to Paradise Valley.
She currently serves on the Arizona State Bar Board of Governors as a public member and vice-chair of the Finance Committee and chair of the Human Resources Sub-committee. She is also an Executive in Residence at the ASU WP Carey School of Business mentoring MBA Students. Additionally, she serves on the board of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers Foundation and is an active volunteer and leader at the Franciscan Renewal Center.
Anna received her BA from the University of Oregon and her MBA with a concentration in finance, from the University of Wisconsin (Whitewater). Since moving to the Town 25 years ago, Anna and her husband Gary enjoy all things Arizona and are very proud of their volunteer work together raising German shepherd guide dogs for the blind.