About Angela

Angela is a concerned parent, dedicated volunteer, and advocate for the Newton Public Schools who has served our community for years in many ways, including:

  • Superintendent Search Committee, 2009-10
  • Cabot Elementary School Council, 2008-2011
  • Cabot Technology Committee, Chair, since 2005
  • Newton METCO Scholarship Committee, since 1990
Professionally, Angela is a senior program manager executive recognized for her pragmatic approach to complex issues and her collaborative management style. She has spent the past 25 years at Hewlett Packard Corporation (formerly Compaq/Digital Equipment Corp.) recently leading cross-functional global teams and initiatives. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.


Angela and her husband of 20 years, Richard Wright, have lived in Newton their entire marriage. They have 3 beautiful sons – Avery (age 10) headed to Bigelow this Fall and twins Aiden and Alexander (age 7) at Cabot. Angela is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Myrtle Baptist Church.

She has a BS in Computer Engineering and an MS in Administration of Technology & Innovation from Boston University.

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