Meet Our CEO
Angela G. McGill was born in High Point, NC, and was reared in Public Housing in the City of High Point. Ms. McGill was deeply affected by the stereotyping of residents of Public Housing and has always persevered to be her very best. She has diligently worked to not only overcome the stigma attached to Public Housing and its residents, but to demonstrate to her children and those she encounters a different life achieved through hard work and determination.
Ms. McGill received her high school diploma in Gainesville, Florida, certification from Brookstone College and served in the U.S. Army prior to attending High Point University where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees.
In 2003, Ms. McGill began her career with the High Point Housing Authority serving in several different capacities before being promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. From this position, she accepted the office of Executive Director of the Rockingham Housing Authority, in Rockingham, NC. She returned to the High Point Housing Authority in November 2010 to serve in her current position of Chief Executive Officer.
Additionally, she has served on various commissions and boards which includes the following: City of High Point Human Relations Commission, Chair; Total Family Focus Board, Vice Chair; YWCA of Greater High Point, Board member; High Point University Alumni, Board member; American Red Cross High Point-Thomasville Chapter, Board member; Carolina Council of Code and Redevelopment Officials (CCHRCO) Commissioners Support Services & Commissioner Conference Committee, Board member.
She currently serves on the CCHRCO, Committee member; United Way of Greater High Point, Board of Directors; Welfare Reform Liaison Project, Board of Directors; Southeastern Regional Council-National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (SERC-NAHRO) Training Education Committee; Partners Ending Homelessness, Board of Directors; and Piedmont Study Group, member.
Ms. McGill is a recipient of the following awards: 2009 Business Woman Extraordinaire of High Point, NC, 2010 Women Pioneers of the Triad, 2010 Business Leader, Carl Chavis YMCA 2012 Minority Achievers’ Corporate Executive and 2010 Triad Movers & Shakers. Additionally, she is a 2010 Pillars of Fame honoree, recognized as Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, a graduate of Leadership High Point and City Government 101 and a member of National Association of Female Executives.