Angela Hendrix Terry
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Angela Hendrix Terry is an independent consultant to nonprofit and government organizations. Her practice is primarily focused on issues of change and leadership. Ms. Terry assists leaders in clarifying mission, task and role; building collaborative work groups to facilitate change; and developing systems which align with change efforts. She brings her knowledge of group process and action learning to this work to optimize the effectiveness of change initiatives and collaborative efforts .
Prior to her consulting work, Ms. Terry spent over 20 years in leadership positions that exposed her to innovative leaders as well as challenging projects. She served as Chief of Staff at the New York City Economic Development Corporation during the consolidation of several economic development agencies in the early '90s and as Special Assistant to the Dean of NYU's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service during key leadership changes at the university and at the school. Ms. Terry also managed the NYC Department of Juvenile Justice's planning process for two new state-of-the-art juvenile facilities and served as part of the implementation team for a national demonstration project, NYC City Volunteer Corp, focused on urban youth.
Ms. Terry holds a Masters of Art in Political Science from Northwestern University. She also received a post-graduate certificate in Organizational Consultation and Development from the William Alanson White Institute where she also serves as a faculty member of the Organizational Program. Ms. Terry also serves as adjunct faculty at NYU Wagner where she co-teaches Reflective Practice and Developing Management Skills.