"Angela Grimes, Acting CEO joined Born Free USA in 2010 and most recently served as the Director of Development & Operations.
"Prior to joining Born Free USA, Angela was Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer of Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, a wildlife sanctuary and rescue center in Kendalia, Texas from 2004-2010. From 1996-2004, she served as chorus and operations manager for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
"Angela is an active volunteer in causes deeply important to her, including animal welfare, the arts, and empowering young women. Her professional transition from arts administration to the wildlife protection field was inspired by time she spent in Costa Rica volunteering for a sea turtle protection project.
"She has served as Chair of Boards of Directors for Mindy's Memory Primate Sanctuary, EarthShare of Texas, and Chicago Chorale as well as Vice President of the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity Housing Corporation. She currently holds a seat on the national Board of Directors for EarthShare, a federation of leading environmental organizations. Angela graduated from Drake University with a degree in English. She is fluent in French and has functional ability in Spanish."
Resources and articles
- Born Free USA Team, organizational web page, accessed March 12, 2019.