Anna James of Suffolk, Virginia, is Sr. Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations at Sentara Healthcare. Before this role, she was the Director of Business Development. Previously she served as Policy Director for the Office of Governor for Terry McAuliffe. Previous positions included Manager, State Government Affairs for Troutman Sanders, LLP, and Director of Government Relations and Health Policy for Virginia Commonwealth University. Anna received her B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business in 2002 before completing her M.B.A. at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010.