Angela Carr KlitzschPresident & CEO, EmployIndy
Angela Carr Klitzsch was appointed President and CEO of EmployIndy by City of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett in June of 2016. EmployIndy is responsible for setting and delivering the services and training necessary to provide Marion County residents the necessary access to secure a livable wage and grow in a career that meets employer demand for talent.
Angie received her bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history from The University of Notre Dame, and an MPA in Nonprofit Management as well as MA in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University. Angie has more than 20 years of experience in workforce development, skills training, economic development, and philanthropy which began in Republic of Moldova serving as Peace Corps Volunteer. Upon returning to the states, Angie began her career as a Product Manager at Callahan and Associates in Washington D.C. Drawing on her desire to support nonprofit agencies, Angie worked as a Program Associate with The Clowes Fund, Inc. for four years prior to joining Central Indiana Community Foundation as a Community Impact Director for the $20 million Family Success program. Her success in managing a large philanthropic fund led her to accept a position with JPMorgan Chase & Co. as Vice President of Global Philanthropy charge with overseeing local corporate giving, community engagement and civic outreach for Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Currently, Angie is responsible for setting the vision and guiding the strategic plan for EmployIndy which includes providing leadership for various programs that provide training and services to the residents of Marion County that are seeking to secure a livable wage and grow in careers that meet employer demand for talent. On top of that, she drives colleagues to think strategically, innovate constantly, and execute to the best of their ability. All while maintaining key relationships with local and national economic and workforce networks which keep EmployIndy at the forefront as a workforce development innovator.