• Board member

Angela Blanton (she/her)

  • Board Member, Code for America

Angela Blanton is a business leader who serves as the vice president for finance and chief financial officer of her alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University. As CFO, Angela provides strategic leadership for the university’s business and finance functions, as well as for the management of its financial and capital resources. Angela has bolstered the university’s financial performance while actively managing a $1.5 billion annual budget. Previously, she was CFO for PNC Investments.

With both a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and an MBA, Angela is a champion of interdisciplinary collaboration. A connector at heart, she has a passion for bringing people together to execute on strategic vision, manage change, and drive data-informed decisions to ensure long term financial prosperity.

In addition to Code for America, she is chair of the Board of Trustees at Pittsburgh Public Theater and serves on other non-profit boards including the Black Economic Advancement Mobility (BEAM) Collaborative and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Angela is widely recognized as a pivotal leader within the Pittsburgh region, driving growth in employment, business, and community wealth as a member of the Inclusive and Equitable Economy Committee for Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Conference on Community Development.