Angela D. Harrell
Chief Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Officer, and President, Voya Foundation
Focus: Corporate Responsibility, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Volunteerism, Environmental Sustainability, Philanthropy/Voya Foundation
Angela D. Harrell is chief diversity and corporate responsibility officer and serves as president of Voya Foundation. Voya’s corporate responsibility (CR) strategy is based on its work across the enterprise in four pillars: Empowering Our Employees, Serving Our Clients, Investing in Communities and Protecting the Environment. The first three pillars align with Voya's diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy. Harrell leads these efforts and the Foundation’s mission to help young people be financially resilient and to empower teachers to achieve excellence in the classroom.
Recognition of Voya’s environmental, social and governance performance includes membership in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North American family (2016-2017), recognition as a World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute (2014-2018), No. 64 ranking of Fortune 500 companies on Newsweek’s Top Green Companies, listing on Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index and certification as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by Human Rights Campaign, as well as a Great Place to Work® for Giving Back by Fortune.
Prior to joining Voya Financial, Harrell spent 12 years at The Coca-Cola Company, where she was involved with a broad range of activities including corporate responsibility, media relations, financial and sustainability reporting, internal and executive communications, digital/social media and community affairs. Her final position with Coca-Cola was as the global director of operations, Coca-Cola Ambassador. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Harrell worked as an executive recruiter and a business analyst.
Harrell earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in international affairs from Yale University.