Catholic Charities of Fairfield County announces new chief program officer

Angela Piscitello of New Canaan has joined Catholic Charities of Fairfield County as the Chief Program Officer, a new position to support the strategic plan of the agency in both near and long-term growth and expansion initiatives.

Piscitello will be responsible for articulating, and implementing the strategic mission of the agency, enhancing its structure by keeping abreast of developments in social services in the areas of homelessness, behavioral health, food insecurity, financial insecurity, early childhood development and immigration. She comes to Catholic Charities from her post as President of Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners, where she and her team have worked with over 200 local non-profit organizations, assisting them in addressing strategic, financial and operational challenges. As part of that work, she led the effort to develop the new strategic plan and restructure design for Catholic Charities of Fairfield County.

“Angela comes to Catholic Charities with a high degree of experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit sectors,” said Mike Donoghue, Catholic Charities’ executive director. “Angela has over 20 years of experience in non-profit leadership. As a result, she has cultivated relationships with many social services agencies in Fairfield County. She has strong communication and marketing skills as well as a passion to assist the underserved. Her unique qualifications align well with our agency’s initiatives and her in-depth knowledge of our programs and services make her an excellent enhancement to our team.”

Angela began her career as a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting, where she worked with clients across various industries to improve their operations and organizational performance. She later joined JPMorgan Chase, holding several senior leadership roles throughout her tenure. At JPMorgan Chase, Angela managed complex projects and teams, drove strategic initiatives, and delivered outstanding results.

In addition to her corporate experience, Angela has also dedicated over 20 years to working with nonprofits. She has served on the boards of several organizations, including Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners, where she is a board member and past president. In this role, she oversaw teams of pro bono consultants who provided strategic consulting services to nonprofits in Connecticut. She is also a board member and past president of the Carriage Barn Arts Center, where she oversaw the renovation of the center’s facilities and helped build its development function.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Colby College in 1987, and a Master of Business Administration with Honors from Harvard Business School in 1995. She and her husband, Nick Iacono, are the parents of two children, Kathryn and Mathis, and are members of St. Aloysius Parish in New Canaan.