Anne Popp Lewis ’92, ’06, ’11 is the epitome of public servant.
Anne Popp Lewis is a director with Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruitment providing public sector executive recruitment services to local governments, special districts, not-for-profits and school districts.
Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Anne served as an assistant city manager for two Virginia cities. Over the last 17 years, her experience in the local government has also included positions as an emergency management deputy director, public information officer, human resources manager, parking authority executive director, housing director, transit director and convention & visitors bureau executive director. She also has had responsibility for parks, recreation and community services, information technology, animal services, general services and legislative programs.
Lewis’ knowledge of the public sector, coupled with her passion for serving this industry, means she understands first-hand the issues faced by clients in filling leadership roles and is skilled at developing solutions to address recruitment and selection challenges.
At the end of the day, Lewis is committed to the mission of making peoples’ lives better.
We can all have an impact at the local level. I like to be a part of and see the positive influence that we have on making our world better to live, work, learn, play and prosper. To me, there is no better career than a career of service to others”
Her community involvement doesn’t stop there. She has served as president of the Harrisonburg/Rockingham United Way and currently serves as a vice president of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival©.
As a member of the SU Alumni Association Board of Directors, Lewis is Shenandoah through and through. She not only holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, but a graduate certificate in Public Management and a master’s degree in organizational leadership and public administration as well.
Lewis and her husband, Gene, who manages the Shenandoah University River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield, live in Winchester, Virginia. Their daughter, Maddie and her husband reside in Edenton, North Carolina.