Introducing Angela May

Angela May, Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Angela May, Executive Assistant & Office Manager

If you stopped by The Water Council offices lately at the Global Water Center then chances are you saw a new face amongst us, Angela May. Angela joined The Water Council staff at the end of November as the new Executive Assistant & Office Manager. She has hit the ground running to get up to speed with all the fantastic projects we will embark on in the near future. Please take a moment to learn a bit about our newest addition, and feel free to stop by to say hello and welcome her to the team.

What drew you to The Water Council?

I have a genuine passion for working in the non-profit arena, but I was especially impressed with the rapid growth, development and success The Water Council has experienced in the few short years that it has been active. I am excited to be involved at the core of an organization that is transforming Milwaukee into a World Water Hub; the vision that The Water Council has for the city is inspiring, and it will only get bigger, and brighter as we continue to grow.

Nicely put, The Water Council and Global Water Center are a very dynamic environment, what are you most looking forward to?

I am looking forward to being a part of the local, regional, national, and international expansion that The Water Council is working towards.  As you said, this is a dynamic, vibrant environment, not just here at this building, but also in this neighborhood, and in the city; the chatter over water is growing louder with each passing day, we are seeing a shift in the influence that water will have on all of us, and I look forward to helping provide superior opportunities and resources to entrepreneurs and Water Council members in this rapidly evolving industry.

Angela graduated from Marquette University in 2010, she received a BA in Criminology & Law with minors in Psychology and Human Resources. During her senior year she interned as a Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate at Sojourner Family Peace Center, eventually being hired on after graduation. Most recently Angela worked as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director at Safe & Sound, Inc.; a non-profit dedicated to making Milwaukee neighborhoods safer by blending law enforcement, community involvement, and youth empowerment strategies to reduce crime in the community.

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About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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