Angela Smith, Director of Development
Angela M. Smith is director of development of the Badger Institute. Angela has 17+ years’ experience in the corporate and nonprofit sectors with expertise in fundraising, community relations, philanthropy, marketing, communications and strategic events. In her role with Badger Institute, she invites stakeholders and donors to invest in fair, accountable and cost-effective initiatives, such as competitive free markets, objective journalism, and limited government.
From 2014-2021, Angela served as director of outreach for National Christian Foundation Wisconsin. She led communications, events, philanthropic relationships and strategy to help facilitate charitable giving conversations. Prior to NCF, Angela spent 10 years in the corporate sector.
Angela is a contributing author to The Story of the Church in Milwaukee: Shaping a 20/20 Vision. She is a trained generosity facilitator through Generous Giving. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.