Angela Price likes solving problems. She has a lot of energy and diverse experience. She has had an exciting 24-year career working with companies going through transitions and expansions and helping other with regulatory compliance and business development strategies.
Angela received her Master of Accounting with a specialty in tax from the University of Florida and promptly started her professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). At PwC, she focused on acquisitions, divestitures, startups, and special projects. Angela was living and working in and around NYC when 9/11 occurred. It fundamentally changed her life and life focus and made her think about what was important to her.
Angela moved to North Carolina to be closer to friends, family, and nature. In North Carolina, she worked with the then startup Red Hat, Inc. At Red Hat, she focused on centralizing the treasury and tax functions and developing the systems of compliance and communications as the company expanded globally through multiple acquisitions.
Angela’s experience at Red Hat was invaluable and inevitably launched her consulting career. Consulting has brought great joy to her because she has been able to help so many people. Her consulting business is not just about determining the best course of action. It’s about helping people to implement the ideas and work through the challenges that affect their everyday work lives. Her clients have largely been in the healthcare and software industries and vary from startups to billion-dollar companies.
In 2011, Angela moved back home to Michigan to raise her son and be closer to her family. She continued her consulting business but also began working at Finlandia University as an Assistant Professor of Accounting. A few years later, she became the Chief Financial Officer of the nonprofit university.
In 2020, Angela and her childhood friend, Beth Shannon, would hike and bike outdoors on the many trails in Houghton and Keweenaw counties. They would discuss some of the challenges of living in a rural community. One of the most critical needs that continued to appear was the access to mental health care. The issue wasn’t with the quality of the care locally, but the availability of care. To solve the growing problem and critical lack of rural mental healthcare resources, together Angela and Beth conceptualized and created…