Ana is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. She was born in Lynwood, California, but raised here in South Dakota. Ana previously served on the District Executive Board, where she gained experience in learning about the importance of community engagement. She also previously worked in mortgage lending at the Native CDFI here on Pine Ridge and is a certified instructor for Credit When Credit is Due, First Time Homebuyer Education and Financial Literacy. She is passionate about working with and giving back to her community and her people.