Shine Your Light: Charting a Leadership Path for Yourself and Others
Angela Harrell joined Voya Financial in 2014 and serves as senior vice president, Chief Diversity and Corporate Impact Officer and President, Voya Foundation. Angela’s department, “Social Impact & Inclusion,” comprises diversity, equity and inclusion; the Enterprise Environmental, Social Governance and Voya Cares Center of Excellence; and Voya Foundation.
Angela’s team is focused on driving greater and more equitable health and financial wellbeing in society. They work to bring Voya’s purpose to life: Together, we fight for everyone’s opportunity for a better financial future. The team’s three-pronged strategy is to: Reflect America’s population and advance a culture of equity, inclusion and impact, together with our Colleagues. Drive greater and more equitable health and financial wellbeing in society, together with our Clients. Advance racial, social and financial equity and inclusion, together with our Communities.
Prior to joining Voya Financial, Angela spent 12 years at The Coca-Cola Company, where she led initiatives across a broad range of disciplines including corporate responsibility, financial and sustainability reporting, media relations, internal and executive communications, digital/social media, community affairs and stakeholder engagement. Her final position with Coca-Cola was as global director of operations, Coca-Cola Ambassador.
Angela’s experience also includes being an executive recruiter, a business analyst and an English as a Second Language teacher. She has worked, lived or studied in nine countries and her travels have taken her all over the world. Angela grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her an incredibly handsome and intelligent Weimaraner Moose.