Angela Dowell re-joined CCLF in August 2014 as the Controller. In September 2016, Dowell was promoted to VP of Finance and promoted again in 2018 to Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Angela is responsible for the accounting and finance operations of CCLF, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and comprehensive set of controls, enhancing the accuracy of CCLF’s reported financial results, and complying with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. In addition, Dowell oversees investor relations, including fundraising for new capital investments and maintaining existing investor relationships.
Dowell has held numerous accounting and finance roles over the past 9 years in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors and gives back to her community. She is a member of the Minority Advisory Board for the Southern Illinois University’s College of Business. She is also Finance Chair of YNPN Chicago and a presenter on nonprofit finance for various groups.
Dowell is a CPA with a Bachelor of Accounting from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University. Dowell also serves a Treasurer for the Young Non Profit Professionals Network. Dowell was recently awarded SIU-Carbondale’s Business college honors ‘Emerging Saluki Leader Award.’ This award honors alumni who have graduated from the college within the past 15 years for their outstanding work within business, academia or government sectors, nonprofit organizations, and their community service.