High Appointment: Ritz Carlton Manager is First Female Chief Usher at White House - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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No, this isn’t your typical theater or church usher. Ritz-Carlton general manager Angella Reid was appointed to serve as the White House’s chief usher, making her the first African-American woman to hold the very important post.

Reid will be the ninth person to take on the role as director of the President’s executive residence and will oversee all aspects of the operations and activities that take place in the residence and on its grounds.

Reid currently manages The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia and has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including posts at Ritz-Carlton properties in Miami and Washington, D.C.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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