Angela F. Williams is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Easterseals, the nation’s leading nonprofit provider of life-changing services and powerful advocacy for children and adults with disabilities, veterans, and older adults.
In this role, Williams is leading the organization as it marks its 100th anniversary. She is driving strategy to assure growth and heightened impact as it begins its second century of service to America.
The 10th person to lead Easterseals in its history, she is the first African American, and the first female within the past 41 years, to hold the post.
With 30 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit and corporate sectors, Williams was most recently Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administration Officer at YMCA of the USA.
Williams began her professional career as an officer in the United States Air Force’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Williams was a 2005 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.
Williams earned a Bachelor’s degree in American Government from the University of Virginia, a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law and a Master’s of divinity from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, Virginia Union University.