In 2006, Angela began a decade-long stint as the first in-house counsel of Franklin Electric, a publicly-traded, global manufacturer headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. With strong management abilities, Angela created the company’s legal department and compliance team and reduced Franklin’s legal spend by 50% while the company doubled in size. She also implemented an entity management system to oversee and organize 60+ subsidiaries, implemented form contracts and a contract processing site, and developed a records management system, among other leadership achievements. Angela oversaw all of Franklin’s legal work, including product liability, environmental, corporate, securities, employment, public company filing and acquisition matters.
Angela is the mother of three — one daughter and two sons. She stays busy with their activities, including baseball, hockey, and golf. In her spare time, Angela enjoys running and has finished multiple half-marathons. She also enjoys spending summers at the family lake house on Big Long Lake in LaGrange, Indiana .