Jun 16, 2023
Dr. Angela D. Reddix is the CEO and Founder of ARDX®, a multi-million-dollar award-winning Healthcare Management and Technology firm. After over 16 years in business, Dr. Angela focuses on empowering women to have a balanced life, closing the gender and minority wealth gap, and building wealth through the evolution of a woman. With this focus and her continued mission to transform communities of poverty into communities of prosperity, she founded Envision Lead Grow® (ELG), a Norfolk-based nonprofit organization. ELG is designed to enable aspiring girls of all ages to chart their destinies by teaching them the critical skills and dedication to accomplish their dreams through entrepreneurship. In addition, she introduces the CEO of U TV™, a television streaming network that empowers women to create a balanced life and to help close the gender and minority wealth gap. A passionate mentor and advisor to the next generation of young girls and women, She is a leading advocate for entrepreneurship to create positive transformation in the world.
Dr. Reddix is a three-time best-selling author. She recently co-authored with her RR Fund Sisters and is the author of Envision Lead Grow - Releasing the Boss Within, where she shares her knowledge and insights to help women of all ages build their businesses and improve their lives. The principles Dr. Reddix shares shift their mindset from helpless to a life of purpose and fulfillment. She is also the co-author of Business Success Secrets: Entrepreneurial Thinking That Works.
Dr. Reddix's exemplary achievements magnify her mission to live a life of excellence that will impact future generations. She received outstanding awards, including the 2023 United Negro College Fund Awardee, Virginia Black Business Leaders Award, Federal Health IT Women in Leadership Award, the Finney Foundation Visionary Leader Award, the JMU Alumni Association 2022 Presidential Award, the Women Presidents' Organization 2021 Women of Color Achievement Award, the Urban League of Hampton Roads (HR) Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Leader Workforce Award, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities' Humanitarian Award, the US Chamber of Commerce's Big Blue-Ribbon Award, the Pepsi Historically Better Award, and the HR Community Builders Award. In addition, she has received remarkable recognition in Virginia's Top 30 Influential Female Leaders Impacting Virginia, the 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC, Inc., the Old Dominion University (ODU) Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame and named in the 2021 EBONY Power 100 List as an Innovative Leader.
As a trusted community leader, Dr. Reddix serves as the Board Chair for the YWCA of South Hampton Roads, a member of the Towne Board Norfolk Board, a member of the CIVIC Leadership Institute, the 757 Collab Board, the Women President's Organization, and JMU Women for Madison Executive Advisory Council. She is also a board member and trustee of various local organizations, including the United Way of South Hampton Roads Foundation Board of Trustees, Norfolk State University's School of Business Advisory, and the Hampton Roads Chamber Regional and Trustee Board.
Dr. Reddix invests expertise, coaching, and capital into women of color-owned businesses through her Reddix Rules Fund™ program. As a graduate of James Madison University (JMU), Dr. Reddix and her husband committed $1.1 million to support the Reddix Center for First Generation students through the Reddix Centennial Scholarship Endowment. She is a TEDx speaker, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc, Links Inc, Jack and Jill of America, Inc, and a Forbes Business Council. She received her bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Marketing from JMU, a master's degree in Organizational Development from BSU with a focus on Training, a graduate certificate in Healthcare Compliance from GWU, and Ph.D. in Business Administration from OSU. Dr. Reddix was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and is a devoted wife and mother of three.