Angela has 10 years of professional internal and external communications experience and has worked in public relations, social media, marketing, digital media production, and human resources. She is an expert in content creation, social media channel management, web and creative design, and employee communications. Additionally, she is skilled in crisis communications, media relations, corporate communications, marketing, digital media, and advertising. She she has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Drake University in Journalism and Mass Communications, Public Relations major.
At HP, Angela worked within the Human Resources business on the Global Employee Experience team. As an Employee Communications Strategist, Angela had the opportunity to work with different stakeholders to develop communications strategies for their business and programs. Specifically, she worked closely with the diversity and inclusion team to communicate initiatives throughout the year that aligned with HP's "Belong, Innovate, and Grow" strategy of inclusion throughout the company. Angela also worked with HR's global services team, talent and learning team, and 3D printing and digital manufacturing corporate communications team.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
At the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), Angela led the efforts of an integrated team through content strategy, creation, execution, and publishing across all media channels. She produced content for major exhibits from Disney, Pixar and LEGOs, in addition to content for technology and history exhibits about an endless list of topics, including robots, World War II submarines, tornados, mathematical patterns, global holidays, and the 1893 World's Fair. In addition to her role on the PR, marketing, and digital media team, Angela also collaborated closely with the museum's guest experience and operations team to promote a world class experience for MSI's guests.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Angela started her career in communications at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLBDM). During her time at the bank, Angela gained experience in government relations, community investment and affordable housing, video production, social media, event planning, internal communications, and graphic design. Angela's first website (archived) includes samples of this work.
Angela grew up in St. Charles, Ill. and has also lived in Des Moines, Iowa, and Chicago. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her wife and three fur-babies: Penny Lane, Joe, and Moana.