"I believe everyone should have the ability to contribute their gifts to the world no matter their circumstances. This work is one of my greatest contributions."
- A. Collins
Angela is considered a visionary at Progress House as she helps guide the organization into the 21st century. For 42 years, Angela has dedicated her career to serving here with a passion to make lasting change. She began as a volunteer in her youth and eventually became Chief Operating Officer to oversee all three Progress House locations. Angela also manages True Vine Senior Living facility, another organization her family founded that provides housing for low-income individuals.
Her time, experience, and expertise make Angela an effective leader who is compassionate and forward-looking. Over the years she has developed and modified policies and procedures, program offerings, and facilitated the organization's growth. She also oversees her family's other
Angela has over 30 certifications in work release and corrections management from the Department of Corrections and the American Correctional Association including Crisis Intervention, Safe Communities Training, FEMA, and and Suicide Prevention.
While she isn't running her family's non profit dynasty, Angela volunteers for the Sickle Cell Foundation and helps maintain her father's 40+ year old summer program, Operation Long Thrust- a camp for underserved youth. She also knows how to have fun and enjoys frequent vacations with her family.