Ana Grande, EdD

Ana Grande is a first-generation Salvadoran American with an extensive background in community organizing, policy, and nonprofit management. She has worked in education access, higher education, and healthcare industries, with a keen focus on empowering children of color, women, and immigrants to achieve the American Dream.

Most recently, Ana served as the Academic Dean and adjunct professor at Mount St. Mary’s University, and as the Associate Executive Director of the P.F. Bresee Foundation. At Bresee, Ana drove all programming, tracking metrics and outcomes, and develops a positive organizational culture in the organization, serving over 9300 families and breaking cycles of poverty in the long and short term.

Ana holds a BA in Political Science, an MA in Humanities from Mount St. Marys University, and is wrapping up her EdD in Interdisciplinary Leadership from Creighton University.