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Angela Chan

Communications Specialist

 

Angela moved to Gainesville in 2014 from her hometown of Sarasota, FL to attend the University of Florida. Prior to attending UF, Angela recieved her Associates of Arts from State College of Florida in Brandenton, FL. In spring 2017, Angela received her Bachelors of Science in Public Relations with an outside concentration in Psychology.

While studying for her degree, she was the Secretary for the University of Florida’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and was a frank Ambassador turned Student Stage Manager for the frank Gathering conference, a public-interest communications conference held in Gainesville, annually.

During her final year at UF, Angela worked as an Apprentice at a local marketing and advertising company where she had interned the summer before. Afterward, she transitioned into a Social Media Content Creator position at Gainesville Harley-Davidson. Shortly after graduating, Angela joined the United Way of North Central Florida team as the Communications Specialist. Angela is also the proud cat mom of two very wise cats, a male gray cat named Aristotle and a female brown tabby cat named Siddhartha.

Angela is a member of the Gainesville chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA).

Hometown: Sarasota, Fl

My emoji represents my love for laughter. I love laughing and making people laugh with my witty remarks.

Why I do this work: Being in communications was a no brainer for me, considering that I’ve always been a chatty person. But it wasn’t until I was a part of frank as a Student Stage Manager and taking a Public-Interest Communications class that my passion for helping others truly came out. From both experiences, I realized the needs of the other side of communities that we don’t often think or know much about. 

Connect with me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelachan2/
Contact me at achan@unitedwayncfl.org