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Experts in accelerating change for business

Who we are

Angie Hancock & Associates channels the insights developed from working with over 1,100 small businesses, corporations, and nonprofits into solutions designed to help Black- and/or women-owned businesses succeed. Our mission is to inspire, empower and elevate historically underrepresented entrepreneurs develop technical skills, access resources, and market their businesses to meet the needs of communities. We cultivate educational and wealth-building support structures and growth opportunities that have been hindered due to systemic racism, helping business owners bolster capacity, broaden networks, and align business processes for long-term success. Our ultimate goal is community development: by working with organizations that support marginalized communities, we help strengthen, unify, and gain attention for those communities. We work together with individuals, families, organizations, and institutions for the progress of the ecosystem – the community.


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Angie Hancock

President + CEO

Angie Hancock brings 30+ years of diverse business experience to her work as a small-business partner and consultant and champion of Black-owned businesses and communities. Her careers as an auditor for Ernst & Young and Sara Lee Corp, through which she traveled the world tackling business issues, and as an entrepreneur working with organizations that support small businesses have made Angie an expert in small business development.


Angie is the founder of Experience Harlem, an award-winning media, events, and marketing company that has highlighted Upper Manhattan’s best shopping, dining, arts & culture through its guides, blog, events, and more since 2006.


Before launching her entrepreneurial enterprises, Angie was a marketing leader with Fortune 500 corporations that included Hillshire Farm (formerly Sara Lee Inc), Ann Taylor Inc, Mars Inc. (M&M’s), and ESSENCE and EBONY Magazines.

Angie is a distinguished graduate of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management (MBA), is a CPA, and has received numerous awards, including The Network Journal’s 40 Under Forty Achiever, Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Women of Distinction, Bradhurst Merchant Association’s Business of the Year, and Harlem Fashion Week Black Girl Magic Honoree.

Special thanks to our Community Partners

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