Anna is a senior manager in government services at HORNE LLP where she serves as a compliance expert supporting disaster recovery contracts to ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations. She has an advanced understanding of the regulatory requirements and program rules for disaster assistance programs authorized by the Robert T. Stafford Act.
Anna joined the firm in 2015 with more than 10 years of legal experience in the areas of commercial transactions, government relations, community development block grant compliance, federal and state regulatory compliance, corporate law and government contracts. Since the implementation phase, Anna has served as a senior legal counsel for Mississippi’s Hurricane Katrina CDBG-DR housing, infrastructure and economic development programs. While in this role, Anna has had the opportunity to counsel the executive branch of the state government along with the administering state agencies on all issues relating to CDBG-DR policy development and implementation. In addition to her role as counselor, she has also served in the important role of oversight counsel for multiple CDBG-DR programs ensuring compliance in critical areas including procurement, fair housing, Section 3, labor standards and national objective compliance. Anna is frequently requested to serve as a guest speaker for jurisdictions participating in the CDBG and CDBG-DR programs regarding the best ways to marry the compliance requirements with the program purposes and objectives. Recognized in the field of CDBG as a Section 3 expert, Anna is passionate about helping communities implement the program requirements, not only to ensure compliance, but to facilitate through compliance the growth and possibility available under the federal programs.
Anna earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Mississippi College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi.Professional Affiliations