2016 Celeb: Angela Arbitter
Angela was born and raised in Michigan. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Madonna University, a private, liberal arts university in southeast Michigan. She moved to Virginia Beach in 2012 to pursue her Master’s Degree. Two years later she graduated from Regent University, with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Concentration in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Throughout her Master’s Degree, she interned at the Virginia Port Authority under the Maritime Incident Response Team (MIRT). It was during this time that she gained a love and appreciation for the Virginia Beach area. After receiving her Master’s Degree, she accepted a yearlong Government Relations position working in Northern Uganda for International Justice Mission, a global organization that provides legal representation to the poor throughout the developing world. She returned to the United States in September 2015 and began working in several different Congressional offices before accepting a full time position at The McDonnell Group. Angela now has her hands completely filled doing business consulting and political fundraising with her two fabulous business associates, Maureen C. McDonnell and Governor Bob McDonnell.