Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Director, Education & Workforce Development
Area of Expertise: Introduction to Design Thinking, Data Science & Design Thinking, The Design Thinking Organization
Annalisa joined the Inland Empire Economic Partnership as Director of Education & Workforce Development in February 2019. She oversees and supports regional economic initiatives, industry-education partnerships and local leadership programs in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
In the past, Annalisa has worked on health policy analysis in the Coachella Valley, and on the regionally-driven Inland Economic Growth and Opportunity campaign, helping engage and coordinate partners in the region toward inclusive economic growth and expanding the middle class. As a student, she interned for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and with partners in the San Bernardino County Family Law Court.
Annalisa is passionate about expanding opportunities for all in the Inland Empire. She graduated from UC Riverside with a BA and Masters degree in Public Policy in 2015 and 2017, respectively. She and her husband Tim live in Monrovia.