Here at CCS, we are passionate about cultivating transformational change through partnerships with nonprofit organizations. We help elevate the causes and strengthen the programs of our inspiring partners in order to make the world a better place.

Angel has nearly two decades of experience working with and within organizations in the health, education, cultural, and human services sectors. As a Corporate Vice President, Angel is a highly motivated, results-oriented, and compassionate executive. She has advised organizations and planned and managed campaigns ranging from $20 million to $2.8 billion. She has extensive expertise and experience managing strategic operations, planning and directing large-scale capital and comprehensive campaigns, incorporating gift planning strategies, refining major gift programs, and building and fostering positive cultures of philanthropy.

Within CCS, Angel has held a number of leadership positions. She led her NY-based team’s mentorship program for five years and served as one of a cohort of mentors for 35+ colleagues. She founded and led the Working Parents community for two years, which engaged over 100 colleagues through bi-monthly webinars featuring internal and external guests and panelists. More recently she was chosen for CCS’s DEI Working Group, which is tasked with creating substantive policies and initiatives and to contribute positively to the national discourse on DEI and anti-racism and the intersection with philanthropy. As of October 2020, Angel was elevated to lead the Gift Planning Team and is responsible for managing a cross-firm team to create a new project concept with the potential to diversify and increase revenue for CCS’s nonprofit partners.

Prior to joining CCS, Angel worked for the Alvin Ailey organization, first with The Ailey School coordinating the Ailey/Fordham BFA program, and later with Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation developing and managing the marketing plans and budgets for the School and the junior company, Ailey II.

Originally from West Texas, Angel studied English Literature and Dance at Washington University in St. Louis before moving to New York City. Angel currently resides in Westchester County, New York, with her family, and constantly draws on her dance, yoga, and Ayurvedic training to maintain her flexibility and strength in mind, body, and spirit.

select Client Partners

  • A Better Chance
  • FoodCorps
  • Irish Arts Center
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School (LREI)
  • The Masters School
  • The NAACP
  • New York City Bar Association
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • St. George’s School
  • Signature Theatre Company
  • University of Florida and Shands HealthCare
  • Westchester Medical Center
  • Westport Library
  • WITNESS

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The Masters School

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The Masters School partnered with CCS to reimagine and manage its $100 million comprehensive campaign, which has raised over $75 million to date, including the largest gift in the school’s history.

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When to Make Your Campaign Public

Going public causes many school leaders, board members, and fundraising professionals to experience anxiety. However, by focusing on a few key elements of the campaign, beyond the amount of money raised, most campaigns will be prepared and well positioned for a successful public launch.

February 6, 2020