Anne Havard is a Vice President at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette, Anne was the Senior Policy Advisor at the Tennessee Department of Human Services, where she led public benefits reform efforts, spearheaded the distribution of pandemic recovery grants to the state's nonprofit sector, and managed strategic partnerships. She also served as a policy advisor in two mayoral administrations in Nashville, TN, where she led initiatives to increase financial empowerment and economic mobility in the city's low-income communities.
Anne began her career in the nonprofit sector, working in nonprofit management and homeless services. Anne has served on the boards of the Center for Nonprofit Management in Nashville and Volunteer Tennessee. She is also a graduate of Nashville Emerging Leaders and the National League of Cities Equitable Economic Development Fellowship.
Originally from Atlanta, GA, Anne holds a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Studies and Religious Studies from Vanderbilt University.
Our board is comprised of leaders across the industry dedicated to making the Lafayette Square vision, a reality.