Angela Farone grew up in Boulder. She is an alumna of the University of Colorado Boulder — B.A. (‘90) / M.A. (‘99).
Angela’s career in higher education development spans 16 years. Her experience includes strategic messaging, program development, fundraising leadership and management, volunteer recruitment, capital campaigns, and fundraising from annual funds to major gifts. After a wonderful five years in Major Gifts at Naropa University, Angela was thrilled to return to her alma mater in January 2007 as Associate Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences. Starting in 2009, Angela led the Parent Giving and Campus Programs office. Angela, Vice Chancellor Deb Coffin, and many dedicated volunteers and a tremendously committed staff led the CU Boulder Parent Fund to quadruple over 5 years and created the Parent Leadership Society. The group's momentum continues to attract more families every year. Angela has also been an active member of the Advancement Team working on international fundraising efforts. A passionate Buff, Angela joined the Central Advancement Office in July 2015.
Angela has a son who recently graduated from college.