Anna Mason is the Director of Investments for Rise of the Rest. Anna brings over 10 years of experience in finance, startup operations, and venture community programming to Rise of the Rest. Prior to joining Revolution, Anna served as the Co-Director of the Washington Chapter of The Vinetta Project, a North-American organization that helps early-stage female founders in tech access capital and network connections. Prior to that, she co-founded a fitness-community app that was acquired in 2015. Anna began her career on Wall Street, where she spent seven years as a bond trader, most recently as a Vice President at The Seaport Group. Anna received her BA in Government from Harvard College and her MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. Anna is also a certified health coach and a published author. Her first novel, They All Fall Down, was published in September 2015.