Anna Petersmeyer - 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. She brings a wide breadth of experience and knowledge to Vista Prairie Communities. She previously was Chief Operating Officer of Volunteers of America – Minnesota and Wisconsin (VOA-MN/WI), leading the operations of one of the area’s largest health and human services organizations. Prior to joining VOA, Anna held several positions with Cerenity Senior Care, including Regional Director of Housing and Community Based Services.
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 has served on LeadingAge’s Housing, Home Care & Assisted Living and HUD/Affordable Housing Committees.
In addition to being a Licensed Social Worker, Anna holds a Masters of Business Administration from Bethel University. She also completed post graduate studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Growing up farming in rural Wisconsin, Anna remains a self-proclaimed ‘farm girl.’