Angela Pate is the President and CEO of Focused Management Solutions, the contracted Administrative Entity of FloridaWorks, as well as three other firms including a startup web platform company. Angela’s efforts have brought over $24 million dollars of training and supplemental salaries for work experience to the community since 2005.
Prior to joining FMS in 2001, Angela founded a technology company, MicronGreen, Inc., specializing in 3D structural analysis, CAD, simulation system development, and services to the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries as well as the military. As such, she performed structural analysis and simulations of dozens of large construction projects throughout Florida and Georgia including the Orlando and Atlanta Airport concourses, the Sun Life Stadium in Miami, and several hospitals and sky scrapers along the Miami skyline.
Angela has been published in technology trade journals, and she has provided national forums for technology training and designing with revolutionary new tools. She published the first PC-based architectural rendering in Computer Graphics World in 1989.
Angela has been a lifelong change agent in industry, government and community development. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida College of Architecture and Fine Arts and a Master’s in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida college of Business Administration.