Angela McConnell

Board of Trustees

Biography

Innovative business leader experienced in developing, sustaining and growing integrative person-centered health and wellness related businesses. Provides insight and education on collaborative community health partnerships and integrative patient-centered care programs and policies for businesses, consumers, and community stakeholders. Experience includes business startup and development, supporting public/private medical centers, veteran/military programs and initiatives, and information technology systems. Current Assistant Professor, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Integrative Medicine Program.

Leadership experience within and outside the military health environment with emphasis on business development, strategic planning, management, person-centered care, quality, safety, workflow efficiency and multi-site operations. Has expertise in identifying gaps and needs in systems strategies and improving efficiency of systems by leveraging and aligning resources and capabilities.

Owner/Consultant Q Integrative Healthcare LLC: www.IntegrativeHealthVA.com 

President/CEO & Founder The Northern Virginia Veterans Association: www.novavets.org

Counter Terrorism/Force Protection Officer, Major, Reserve Officer, United States Air Force Europe, Ramstein Germany (July 2002 – July 2008)

Force Protection Officer, Major, Air Force Reserve Officer, Department of Defense, Arlington VA 2008-2009 (Retired July 2009) 

DoD Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Springs MD, 2009

Target Intelligence Officer, Mobilized Active Duty, Joint Staff Targeting Directorate, Pentagon VA. 2001-2002

Intelligence Officer Joint Staff, U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer, Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA), Eurasia desk officer, Pentagon VA. 2000-2001

Platoon Leader 377th Engineering Company, U.S. Army Reserve Officer, Fort Story VA. 1998- 2000

S-2 Briefing Officer, HHC 30th Infantry Brigade, U.S. Army National Guard, Clinton NC. 1996- 1998

Systems Development Officer, U.S. Army National Guard, National Guard Bureau Arlington VA 1996-1997 

Officer Candidate School (OCS), Fort Bragg NC (1994-1995) Officer School Candidate Sergeant E-5 NCO, Fort Bragg Infantry Class OC-37, North Carolina National Guard

Project Manager FDA (May 1991 – May 1993) Ebon Research Systems: Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 

Army Sergeant/Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO E-5), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda MD, Jan 1989-June 1991 Army Active Duty

Army Sergeant/NCO E-5, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Washington D.C. August 1987 – Jan 1989 (Below the zone promotions from E-2 to E-5 in 24 months)