WHO IS ANGELINA?
Angelina Darrisaw is the founder and CEO of C-Suite Coach, a nationally acclaimed firm that offers expertly designed professional development and coaching programs for working professionals and small business leaders. C-Suite Coach has staffed coaches and provided training programs for Google, Major League Baseball, SalesForce, LVMH, Warner Music Group and many others.
As a My Black is Beautiful and Pantene brand ambassador, Angelina was featured in national ads in Oprah, Ebony, and Essence magazines and profiled in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, and BET.com and has hosted self-esteem workshops to inspire women, girls and young people across the country. She has also appeared in ad campaigns for 23andMe, Hairfinity, Harvard Business School, and more.
C-Suite Coach is a preferred supplier for Google, with contracts ranging from Supplier Diversity consulting, content design for racial equity programs, and servicing Black, LatinX & Indigenous small businesses by supporting Google’s efforts in bridging the digital divide through tactical digital skills training. As a part of this work, C-Suite Coach staffs and manages 20 coaches who have offered free coaching and resources to over 160,000 US-based Black, LatinX & Indigenous small businesses through thousands of programs across the US since 2018.
C-Suite Coach has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times. Fast Company, Forbes, CNBC, Refinery29, Essence, and career sites such as Black Enterprise, Recruiter.com, and Monster.com.
These efforts helped Angelina earn Forbes Next 1000 and Black Enterprise's 40 under 40 Award for Business in 2021, the Digital Diversity Network Innovation and Inclusion for social entrepreneurship in 2019, the "Innovators & Disruptors: Diversity & Inclusion Award" presented by New York On Tech and NBC Universal and the Year Up Urban Empowerment Award in 2018, and the Walker's Legacy Power25 award in 2017.
Angelina has also supported small businesses as a mentor through General Assembly’s inaugural mentoring program.
Prior to C-Suite Coach, Angelina was the Senior Manager of Digital Business Development at Viacom and did similar digital strategy work previously at ESPN.
Darrisaw has presented at leading conferences such as Leading Women Defined, ATD, SHRM, Black Enterprise's Women of Power Summit, Entrepreneur's Summit and 40 under 40 Summit, Ebony Women Up, Google's State of the Black Woman, the 2016 Democratic National Convention, CultureCon, AdColor Futures, Hue Tech Summit, and many more. She has keynoted at institutions including TIAA, Year Up, Edward Jones, Princeton, Brown, Davidson College, NYU, Oakwood University, and many more. She holds a BA in political science from Davidson College where she is an alumni board member, and an MA in management from Wake Forest University, and a certificate of coaching from New York University. Darrisaw is also an adjunct professor for the Masters in Integrated Marketing Program at New York University.