Angel's diverse career spans various aspects of the communications field. She owned and ran a successful advertising agency in Fort Lauderdale and Miami for over a decade, before launching Women's Business Journal, a monthly newspaper for women in business, throughout Florida. In 1999, she began working with American City Business Journals (ACBJ), the largest publisher of metropolitan business journals in the country, starting as managing director of the South Florida Business Journal and Associate Publisher of LUXE Living Magazine. In May, 2005, she was tapped to create a new real estate product for 41 business journals across the country. She then began a whole new career with ACBJ in their New Media division, bizjournals.com. In this role, she created new revenue opportunities for the company's on line division.
In 1995, Angel founded WomenWatch, Inc., the company that launched Women's Business Journal, a monthly publication that focused on the issues of women in business in South Florida. In just two years, Women's Business Journal doubled in size and circulation and expanded to include a Central Florida, Jacksonville and a national edition. Along with the newspaper, WomenWatch also conducted conferences, seminars and other promotional events geared specifically for high-level women in business.
As founder and president of Cicerone and Company Advertising and Promotion, she gained a reputation for developing innovative marketing programs for a wide range of prestigious clients and received over 200 local and national awards for creative excellence. In 1995, Ms. Cicerone was invited by the Citizens Democracy Corps, a Washington, D.C. - based organization, to work in Olsztyn, Poland for two months as part of their program that pairs American entrepreneurs with like-businesses in Eastern Europe. Angel began her career as an advertising copywriter in New York City, working on national accounts including RCA, World Book Encyclopedia and American Express. She later worked as the advertising manager for a division of a Fortune 100 company.
A twenty-nine year resident of Florida, Ms. Cicerone has been the past president of the Advertising Federation of Greater Ft. Lauderdale, and Chair of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Broward. She is the recipient of the "Up and Comers Award" in Advertising/Public Relations. the Women's Advocate Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Giraffe Award given by the Women's Chamber of Commerce to "women who stick their necks out," the Unsung Hero Award from Commercial Real Estate Women, Miami, The Glass Ceiling Award given by NAWBO, Palm Beach and the Small Business of the Year Award from the Women's Chamber of Commerce, Broward County.
Angel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and has lectured extensively in continuing education and development programs.