Angie serves as Vice President of Finance, Human Resources and Events and has been with the Institute since 2001. She oversees the finances, prepares and monitors the budget, and collaborates with the finance committee. Ms. Whiteside is responsible for receivables and disbursements as well as presiding over the annual independent audit each year. She also works with management to prepare all contractual agreements for participating institutions and provides financial support on incoming grants. She is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation for all human resource functions. In addition, her responsibilities include strategic management and execution of all the Institute’s conferences and special events and board meetings, in which she is Secretary and Treasurer. Angela directly supervises multiple employees at the Institute. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Gardner Webb University and is a MBA from University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is married to Lewis Whiteside, a BMW employee and has two children. Angela has lived in North Carolina since she was eight.