Anna Gunnarsson Pfeiffer graduated from Duke in 1977 with a major in Economics. She then earned an MBA in Marketing from the George Washington University. Upon graduation from G.W., she built a career in Sales and Marketing with AT&T. Over the past twenty years, she has served on the Boards of various local and national not-for-profit organizations such as The National Symphony Orchestra, The Washington National Opera, The Parents Council of Washington, Duke University, the Holton-Arms School and the St. Francis Episcopal Day School. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Women’s Board of The Washington National Opera and the Co-Chair of the regional DukeDC Board in addition to serving on the national Duke Alumni Association Board. During her eleven years on the Board of the NSO, she served as the Chairman of the Special Events Committee and was an active member of the Community Outreach and Education Committees. After serving as a member of three of the Many Hands grants committees, she joined the Board of Many Hands in 2017.