Angela Rye is the Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a former Washington, DC-based political advocacy firm. Angela was a CNN liberal political commentator until November 2020. She was the executive director and general counsel of the Congressional Black Caucus, 112th Congress. As of 2021, Angela Rye has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
|41 years old
|26 October 1979
|Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Attorney, Political commentator,
|Net Worth in 2021:
Angela Rye Early Life & Education
Rye grew up in Seattle, Washington’s Madrona neighborhood. She attended the all-girls Holy Names Academy in Seattle, the University of Washington, and the Seattle University School of Law.
Angela Rye Net Worth & Career
Angela Rye began her legislative advocacy career at the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, a federation of 120 historically black colleges and universities in the United States.
Previously, she served on the boards of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee, the Seattle University School of Law Alumni, and the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network. She is a member of the Links, Incorporated and a senior advisor to the Government Technology and Services Coalition.
Rye began her legislative advocacy career at the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, a federation of 120 historically black colleges and universities in the United States.
She was the Coordinator of Advocacy and Legislative Affairs at the time. She previously worked in Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (D-CA) district office and as the Western Region Director of the National Black Law Students Association.
Angela Rye joined IMPACT, an organization founded prior to her arrival in Washington, DC by husband and wife attorneys Joe Briggs and Kendra Davis Briggs, as well as policy advisor David Johns, who served as director from 2007 to 2013. The goal of IMPACT was to encourage young professionals to engage in economic empowerment, civic engagement, and political participation. The group later invited Rye, and IMPACT formed partnerships with the National Bar Association, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, National Urban League, Rainbow/PUSH, Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute, Black Leadership Forum, and many other organizations as a result of her membership.
Angela Rye is one of the few regulars on The Breakfast Club radio show. Charlamagne The God (real name Lenard McKelvey) invited her to the broadcast on December 6, 2016, after he received backlash for tweeting that he wished women of color had a platform “like Tomi Lahren did.” Rye and McKelvey previously co-hosted a podcast that received mixed reviews and aired for the last time in June 2019. She made her first appearance on The Breakfast Club in January 2017 and continued to appear on the show on a regular basis, frequently discussing the Trump administration and other pop culture topics. She was last heard on the radio show in March of 2020.
Angela She also worked as a Senior Advisor to the House Committee on Homeland Security, where she helped develop the overall political strategy, with a focus on modernizing government contracting practices and expanding opportunities for small businesses. She then worked as the 112th Congress’s Executive Director and General Counsel for the Congressional Black Caucus. During her brief tenure as director, she was “tasked with developing the Caucus’ overall legislative and political strategy.” Rye left her position at CBC after just over a year, though she was previously affiliated with the CBC institute.
Angela Rye Net Worth
Angela Rye was a CNN political commentator who was let go shortly before the 2020 presidential election. She has appeared as an on-air personality on a variety of media platforms, including HuffPost Live, TV One, and BET. As of 2021, Angela Rye has an estimated net worth of $2 million.