Executive Managing Director
As Ziegler’s Executive Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Angelique oversees all of the day-to-day functions of the business, which include: legal, compliance, IT, human resources, marketing, accounting, research, and office services. In this role, Angelique is responsible for all human capital, ethics, compliance, cybersecurity programs, diversity and inclusion, legal and regulatory affairs as well as all corporate governance and brand identity activities. Angelique also serves as a Director on Ziegler’s Board of Directors, a member of its Executive Committee and Chair of its Operating Committee and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
Prior to joining Ziegler, Angelique practiced law at Locke Lord Bissell and Liddell, LLP. While at Locke Lord, her practice focused on investment management, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate law.
Angelique is a recognized leader in the securities industry and legal community. Amongst numerous awards throughout her career, she was recently named one of the 2021 “25 Influential Black Women in Business” by The Network Journal, Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Notable General Counsels and she received the 2021 Excellence in Leadership Award from Chicago State Foundation. Angelique also received a 2018 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year and was named as one of Chicago United’s 2015 Business Leaders of Color.
Currently, Angelique serves as an Independent Director of WittKieffer, a Board Trustee for Chicago State University, past Chair for the Chicago State Foundation and Bond Dealers of America and a Board Director of Women in Public Finance. She is also a former member of FINRA’s Fixed Income Committee and has held numerous other board positions throughout her career. Additionally, Angelique has also served as a contributing writer and member of the Advisory Board for the magazine, Girlfriends Health Guide for Women of Color Magazine.
In addition to Angelique’s role at Ziegler and service on various Boards, Angelique is the Founder and CEO of Just 4 GirlFriends (J4G), LLC. J4G is an organization dedicated to helping women embrace self-care and self-preservation by providing engaging experiences that allow women to take off all their hats and come together for laughter, reflection and fun. J4G is a sisterhood of amazing women across the country all helping and supporting one another through the many adventures of life.
Angelique obtained her B.A. from Case Western Reserve University magna cum laude and is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law.