Angela Jones Hackley is a servant leader with 25+ Years of successful leadership in non-profit management, resource development, policy analysis, philanthropy, program development, and relationship building. In November 2019, Angela was named the Chief Executive Officer of Covenant House Greater Washington, the DC area’s leading organization working to transform the lives of youth ages 18-24 experiencing homelessness, disconnection, and exploitation. Previously, Angela was the Interim CEO for the Wayfinder Founder, where she developed and led the foundation’s investment strategy focused on investments in women of color activists across the country who are in closest proximity to social justice issues. Prior to joining the Wayfinder Foundation, Angela served as the Interim Executive Director of the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (DC Trust) where she led the organization through a difficult transition period and worked closely with the District of Columbia government to responsibly wind-down the organization. Additionally, before her time at the DC Trust she held several leadership positions during her 9-year tenure at the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, including Interim President and Vice President of Philanthropic Service.
A native Washingtonian, Angela grew up in Anacostia in SE, Washington DC. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia. Angela also holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Virginia, as well as a Certificate in Leadership Development and an MBA from the John’s Hopkins University Carey School of Business. Additionally, she is a graduate of Leadership Washington Class of 2000.
Angela’s greatest joy is to see the light and the promise of her 15- year old daughter, Landon. This light and promise is what she wishes for all children, as she believes it is her calling and privilege to serve.
Friday, October 22, 2021
Serve DC, The Mayor's Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships, will lead a virtual session spotlighting best practices for innovation and collaboration, especially as it relates to addressing social impact and equity challenges with a multi-sector approach. This year's session will center around the experiences of local government, nonprofit, and philanthropic communities as they look to rebound and thrive in this new normal post-COVID-19 public health emergency to ensure the city's most vulnerable communities are served. We will also explore additional lessons learned and best practices on further leveraging these partnerships to reaffirm our commitment to building a resilient, equitable, and vibrant city.