The Florida Sports Foundation welcomed Angela Adams Suggs as its third-ever President & CEO and Senior Vice President of Sports Development for Enterprise Florida beginning August 7, 2017.
Suggs came to the Foundation from Florida A&M University where she has held various roles since 2009. Her most recent role has been the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA).
Suggs served as the lead role in FAMU’s Athletics Marketing and Promotions, Development, Athletics Communications, Licensing and Branding. She was the athletics department’s primary liaison with campus direct support organizations (DSO), neutral site games such as the Florida Blue Florida Classic, affinity/support groups, and community relations. She oversaw administration for the men’s and women’s track & field and cross country teams along with the softball, men’s and women’s tennis teams, and spirit groups.
While Suggs has led the athletic administration of those teams, the Rattlers women’s cross country team has won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship (MEAC) for the last five years and the Softball team has been crowned MEAC Champs each of the last four years. The FAMU men’s tennis team won the 2017 conference championship. Additionally, the department received the Mary McLeod Bethune Women’s All Sports Award for two consecutive years.
A native of Tallahassee, her previous experience includes work in sales with Brown and Brown Insurance, Joe Robbie/Pro Player Stadium and the Marriott Corporation. Suggs holds a 1992 B.S. degree in Business Economics from Florida A&M and a M.S. degree from St. Thomas University.
Angela is married to Davin Suggs, and the couple has one daughter Dillyn Ashleigh.