Anna Petersmeyer - Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
November 2, 2020
Anna Petersmeyer is a visionary practitioner and leader in senior health services with more than 20 years in the field. In addition to her operational leadership for all communities within the organization, she also supervises Vista Prairie's clinical management and its sales and marketing function.
In 2023 Anna joined the Board of Directors for LeadingAge Minnesota. She has served on LeadingAge’s Housing, Home Care & Assisted Living and HUD/Affordable Housing Committees.
Prior to joining Vista Prairie Communities, Anna was Chief Operating Officer of Volunteers of America – Minnesota and Wisconsin (VOA-MN/WI), one of the area’s largest health and human services organizations. In addition to her VOA-MN/WI role, Anna served on the VOA National Housing Board of Directors, with services in 42 states and Puerto Rico. She received the 2015 VOA National Leadership Award for outstanding operational management in Housing, Older Adult Services and Assisted Living.
Anna is a Licensed Social Worker and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Bethel University. She also completed post graduate studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She grew up on a dairy farm in rural Wisconsin.