Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
As Ziegler’s Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Angelique oversees all of the day-to-day functions of the business, which include: legal, compliance, IT, human resources, marketing, accounting, research, and office services. In this role, Angelique is responsible for all human capital, ethics, compliance and cybersecurity programs, legal and regulatory affairs as well as all corporate governance, brand identity, accounting and IT activities. Angelique also serves as a Director on Ziegler’s Board of Directors, a member of its Executive Committee and Chair of its Operating Committee.
Prior to joining Ziegler, Angelique practiced law at Locke Lord Bissell and Liddell, LLP. While at Locke Lord, her practice focused on investment management, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate law. Angelique is a recognized leader in the securities industry and legal community. She received a 2018 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year and was named as one of Chicago United’s 2015 Business Leaders of Color. She was also featured in 2016 and 2017 issues of Modern Counsel, served as their keynote annual speaker in 2017 and as a guest editor in 2017.
Currently, Angelique serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Bond Dealers of America and as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chicago State Foundation. Angelique is also a member of FINRA’s Fixed Income Committee. Angelique has also held positions on the Board of Directors of the Midwest Minority In-House Counsel Group, the Board of Directors of The Cathedral Shelter and the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Law Initiative. Additionally, Angelique has also served as a contributing writer and member of the Advisory Board for the magazine, Girlfriends Health Guide for Women of Color.
In addition to Angelique’s role at Ziegler and service on various Boards, Angelique is the Founder and CEO of Just 4 GirlFriends (J4G), LLC. J4G is an organization dedicated to helping women embrace self-care and self-preservation by providing engaging experiences that allow women to take off all their hats and come together for laughter, reflection and fun. J4G is a sisterhood of amazing women all helping and supporting one another through the many adventures of life.
Angelique obtained her B.A. from Case Western Reserve University magna cum laude and is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law.