Angela C. Waugaman


Senior Vice President, New York, NY

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Angela has over fifteen years’ experience as a public affairs professional and provides strategic communications counsel to management at large corporations, associations, non-profits, and coalitions. She works primarily within the financial services industry to develop and implement communications plans to increase awareness through strategic media relations, engaging stakeholders, and positively impacting public policy.

Prior to joining VOX, Angela worked at CRC Public Relations where, for several years, she helped manage one of the firm’s largest clients – Visa Inc. Through a variety of communications channels, Angela strived to increase the overall visibility and deliver positive and informative messages about Visa Inc. to federal/state/local legislators and regulators, the media and the private sector so as to be seen as a leader within the card payments industry. Angela provided strategic communications counsel in a variety of key areas including crisis, public policy, corporate social responsibility programs, financial education, data security, and innovation for all types of card products. She also built relationships with third parties to coordinate a whole host of public events – press conferences, financial education activities for students, industry summits, and employee events.

Earlier in her career, Angela worked in the residential and commercial mortgage lending space providing strategic internal and external communications counsel to industry leaders as well as serving as spokesperson.

Additionally, Angela spent six years at MasterCard in their Washington, DC government relations office as well as at their NY headquarters in a public affairs capacity. In this role, Angela served as a key member of MasterCard’s Corporate Communications department, spearheading the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts with a particular focus on its robust consumer education portfolio. Her primary objective was to grow the portfolio while enhancing awareness among the media and consumers.

Angela began her career as a lobbyist in the state of Georgia, following an internship in the U.S. Senate.

Angela has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Elon University and a Master of Arts degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University.
In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughters as well as travelling.