Angela Dowd-Burton is an award winning business professional with over twenty-five years of diverse business experience and outreach within the community.Dowd-Burton has served in positions of increasing responsibility including global roles in finance, procurement, business development, commercial management and government relations. In 2010, she was appointed by Mayor Michael Nutter to serve as executive director of the Office of Economic Opportunity for the City of Philadelphia.Dowd-Burton currently serves on the advisory board of the Drexel University LeBow College of Business, Cabrini College board of trustees and is the former co-chair of the Women’s Initiative of the United Way. She is a founding member and president of the Greater Philadelphia Women’s Leadership Forum, and also serves on the Girl Scouts Nominating Committee. Dowd-Burton is a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association and has served as vice president of operations on the national board, editor of the national newsletter, and president of the Philadelphia chapter. Dowd-Burton holds an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. degree in accounting from Drexel University.