In episode 5, we talk to Angelia Jones. Angelia is the Executive Director of the Cerebral Palsy Center. We talk with Angelia about the role of the Executive Director.
Executive Director, Cerebral Palsy Center
Angelia Jones has lived in Knoxville for 35 years, after moving here to attend the University of Tennessee, where she earned a degree in Journalism. She has spent her entire career in non-profits, working to improve the lives of others and create change in our communities that will impact future generations.
She has worked with the homeless population, a mentoring organization, a local inner-city ministry, in the fight against Alzheimer’s, and is now the Executive Director of the Cerebral Palsy Center. She is leading this agency through change and new services for individuals with cerebral palsy, which is exciting. She first became an Executive Director at the age of 27, and has held roles of leadership in local organizations as well as with national non-profit groups.
She was awarded the Non-Profit Professional of the Year in 2015 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Great Smoky Mountain Chapter. She lives in South Knoxville with her husband and their family of a rescued Boston Terrier and 2 cats.
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