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Anna M.

Chief Operating Officer

Truth Initiative


Anna Spriggs has been a key player in the success of Truth Initiative from the beginning, joining the organization as its second employee in 1999 and serving as Chief of Human Resources and Administration for six years. After taking over the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2024, Spriggs now oversees all aspects of the organization’s daily business operations and Human Resources and administrative functions, ensuring that the needs of employees are met, and systems and processes run efficiently to achieve the organization’s goals. As a leadership team member, Spriggs also works with her colleagues and board of directors in planning the organization's strategic direction. 

Spriggs has a master’s degree in organizational management and human resources from Trinity University and is also a senior certified professional, designated by the Society of Human Resource Management. A devoted advocate for workplace diversity, equity and inclusion, and employee satisfaction, she has led Truth Initiative to receive multiple workplace awards including several Alliance for Workplace Excellence Awards and Stevie Awards for Great Employers. Spriggs has also been recognized individually for her leadership, including with a Stevie Award for Chief of Human Resources Officer of the Year and a Chief Human Resources Officer Leader of Distinction Award by HRO Today, a leading HR industry publication. 

Spriggs previously worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, serving as office administrator in the federal programs department. Her experience also includes a 12-year tenure at the National Association of Attorneys General as a project manager and continuing legal education administrator, where she supervised staff, coordinated training seminars, developed publications, and administered grants. 

Spriggs volunteers with several organizations engaged in teaching life skills to underserved populations and teaches courses in human resources at Trinity University and the University of Maryland University College. Spriggs also serves as a board member of Community Advocates for Family and Youth (CAFY), a non-profit that supports women and children who are victims of crimes.

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