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Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Anne Sample: Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
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Anne Sample joined Thrivent Financial for Lutherans in 2011 as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Prior to joining Thrivent Financial, Anne was executive vice president of worldwide human resources for PepsiAmericas. Other past roles include senior vice president of human resources for Walker Digital and vice president of leadership, staffing and development for Citibank.

Anne currently serves on the board of directors for Lighthouse Ministries International, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of young girls in Kenya. She has visited Kenya's Light of Hope Home and School several times as an active and passionate volunteer. She also has been active with the Orono Alliance for Education, Go Red for Women and Athletes Committed to Educating Students.

A native of Akron, Ohio, Anne graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She also received a master's degree from the University of Toledo. Anne and her husband, Mike, and their two sons live in Orono, Minnesota.