Angela Plummer: CEO of the Year 2019 finalist

Laura Newpoff
Angela Plummer was voted by peer CEOs as a CEO of the Year 2019 finalist in the small nonprofit category.

Small nonprofit finalist: Angela Plummer, executive director, Community Refugee & Immigration Services

Angela Plummer has been with Community Refugee & Immigration Services since 1998, when she started as a volunteer lawyer. She became executive director of the nonprofit that serves refugees and immigrants across Central Ohio in 2003. With more than 50 staff members from across the world, the agency serves the growing refugee and immigrant populations in Central Ohio. Its programs and services are meant to facilitate sustained self-sufficiency and successful integration for the people it serves. Among her professional accomplishments is the participation in the resettlement to Columbus of more than 7,500 refugees and the successful resolution of many family reunification and asylum cases. The agency also helps with crime assistance, family services, programs for older refugees, employment, mentorship, legal services and health and wellness initiatives. A graduate of the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Plummer is admitted to practice law in Ohio and is admitted by the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio. She previously worked for the state of Ohio and in private practice.

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