ANGELA PEARSON

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ANGELA

Head of Business Development

Angela has a successful career as a senior executive for Fortune 50 companies. She is a business development executive with over 20 years of experience driving business growth and leading account management organizations. As Head of Business Development at JOY, she leads the development and growth of profitable new business and strategic partnerships. 

Angela previously held several corporate executive roles, having served as VP, Sales & Account Management at Anthem, VP, Sales & Account Management at Chicago’s CatamaranRx (now UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRX), and VP of Account Management at Medco (now Express Scripts), a Fortune 50 company, named among the world’s most innovative, most admired and most trustworthy companies. During her 15-year tenure at Medco, she provided strategic leadership to the organization’s Commercial and Government Account Management teams for UnitedHealth Group, the State of New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and many more, directly contributing to the company’s $66B in revenue. 

Angela’s breadth of skills span business management, sales, operations, and finance. Throughout her career, Angela has been committed to diversity, leadership development, mentoring, and community service. She has received numerous awards for her service and excellent leadership, strategy, and relationship-building skills, including Medco’s Chairman’s Award of Excellence.

Angela has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from St. Thomas Aquinas. Angela balances her professional schedule with her love for hosting family and friends, live music, travel, and community service. She resides in Washington, DC, and is a proud wife and mother of one son.