Angie Matthiessen joined United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) in 2014. Matthiessen obtained her Masters of Social Work from the University of Georgia in 1994, and her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Georgia State University in 1990. Prior to joining UWCC, she worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for over 15 years, leading the Immunize Georgia program, as well as several statewide school health initiatives. In 2012, she edited the statewide school health resource manual – a 600 page resource for every school in Georgia. Prior to that, she worked as a pediatric oncology social worker at AFLAC Cancer Center for five years. Before that, she worked in inner city Atlanta at Grady Hospital with adolescent mothers through the Healthy Families program. Matthiessen has been actively involved in Charlotte County, including participating in the Leadership Charlotte class of 2014, where she served as Vice-President of the class. A Florida native, Angie resides in Punta Gorda with her husband, Britt and daughter, Leah.