Angela HodgesVice President
Angela Hodges is Watermark’s Vice President. She is responsible for the program management of several of our contracts with both commercial and government clients. She develops and refines business processes and procedures to assist in the management and execution of daily operations.
Angela Hodges is Watermark’s Vice President. She is responsible for the program management of several of our contracts with both commercial and government clients. As part of the leadership team, she is responsible for developing and refining business processes and procedures to assist in the management and execution of daily operations. Her primary focus is ensuring contract compliance and streamlining business operations to prepare Watermark for future growth.
When Angela joined Watermark in 2012, she fulfilled the roles of Facility Security Officer (FSO), Security Analyst, and later as Director of Operations. She was responsible for managing the company security program, executing security and risk assessments, and managing contracts for our DoD contracts.
In August 2014, Angela took a brief sabbatical from Watermark to work for a large security guard force company, Akal Security. While there, she held different positions supporting Akal operations and the executive team. Those positions included: Quality Assurance Specialist, Deputy Program Manager for the TSA screening support at Kansas City Airport, Chief of Staff to the CEO and President, and lastly Director for Detention Services.
While serving as the Director for Detention Services, Angela oversaw the Program Management and execution of Akal’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) portfolio containing ICE Detention Facilities, Krome and Batavia Processing Centers and ICE Air Operations. These operations encompassed approximately 300 personnel and $20M in annual revenue.
Prior to joining Watermark, Angela worked for Applied Research Associates, Inc. and Integration Innovation, Inc. (i3). Angela’s operations experience began in January 2007, supporting risk and vulnerability assessment teams evaluating security/defense operations that supported various DoD clients including the Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Central Command. Her work environments included military installations both stateside and overseas including, Europe, the Middle-East (Iraq and Kuwait), and Central Asia.
Angela has Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Grantham University, which she earned in 2012 graduating with magna cum laude. Angela is a certified Program Management Professional.