Angela Williams Jackson

by Justin Cates
Angela Williams Jackson
Senior Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Angela Williams Jackson serves as Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Athene.

In this role, Jackson is responsible for the direct development and execution of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for Athene, a leading financial services company. She works with the executive leadership team to put goals and strategies in place that align with Athene’s priorities around DEI efforts for the workforce. Ms. Jackson partners across business units to move the organization in a positive direction and ensure consistent internal and external messaging around initiatives.

Prior to assuming her current role, Jackson served as a Senior Corporate Counsel for Maytag and owned a consulting firm delivering expert business, management, and legal coaching for clients in for-profit and nonprofit businesses to provide national leadership training, diversity training and community outreach.

Jackson is Chair of the Board of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce as well as a board member of the Des Moines Arts Festival and Des Moines Area Community College.

Jackson holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and International Studies from Duke University and a Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis.

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