Anna Spangler Nelson
Anna Spangler Nelson was elected to Knight Foundation’s board of trustees in 2011.
Nelson is chairman of the private investment firm Spangler Companies, Inc. She is also a partner in the venture capital firm Wakefield Group.
In addition to her professional work, Nelson is a board member of several organizations including the C.D. Spangler Foundation, the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, Ruddick Corporation, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Project L.I.F.T, and Trinity Episcopal School. She serves as a trustee of the YMCA of Charlotte.
Nelson received a degree in economics from Wellesley College and an MBA from Harvard University.