Chicago, Illinois November 4, 2019 – We are pleased to announce our next leader by naming Angie Lobo as Executive Director of Indo-American Center. Indo-American Center (IAC) addresses the needs of South Asian immigrants as well as people from more than thirty nations the world over. IAC provides services that facilitate their adjustment, integration, and friendship with the wider society, nurture their sense of community, and foster appreciation for the diversity of culture and heritage.
The IAC Board of Directors is excited to have Angie’s 10 years of experience as a non profit administrator and her work with immigrant communities. Angie’s experience will help support the organization as it moves forward toward a period of growth.
Prior to joining IAC Angie was the Director of Finance and Operations at Enlace in Chicago, IL. She managed construction of their new headquarters and community center in Little Village, managed a financial portfolio of over $6 million, and instituted Human Resources for over 50 full time and 180 part time staff.
Other previous work experience includes working as a Tenant Organizer for Lakefront Supportive Housing and as Chief of Staff for State Representative Julie Hamos. She began at Organization of the Northeast (ONE) as Development Associate, then became Interim Executive Director in order to lead the organization through a merger with Lakeview Action Coalition and create ONE Northside.
Angie has a long history of social justice work in Chicago focused on a variety of issues, including criminal justice reform, affordable housing, veterans rights and civic engagement. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and lives on the northwest side of Chicago with her husband and two daughters.