Angel Beets, Co-Managing Partner

Talent Development


Angel joined Gilman Partners in 2018, bringing experience in marketing/communication, higher education, and training. She worked for public relations firms in Indianapolis, Chicago and the Greater Cincinnati area and was the Communication Manager for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Passionate about education and lifelong learning, Angel served as Professor of Communication at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana for a decade and has taught a wide range of courses at Indiana University East, Northern Kentucky University, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Sinclair Community College. 

Angel received a bachelor's degree in Communication and Journalism/Public Relations from Ball State University and a master's in Interpersonal Communication from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a member of Impact 100 and serves on the boards of Crayons to Computers and EC LEARN. Angel is a graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class 44 and is proud to serve as the president of her Leadership Northern Kentucky class of 2018.

In addition to managing Gilman Partners' day-to-day operations, Angel oversees marketing and education initiatives and serves as the director of GP Elevate, the firm's leadership development program designed to prepare high-potential leaders for executive roles. She develops custom training programs for leadership teams across the region and leads strengths training sessions for business and nonprofit groups.