Angelique A. David, J.D. provides wise counsel and strategic insight to WittKieffer as a member of its board of directors. She is a transformational executive, creative strategist and financial services expert – a trusted industry leader with an impressive history of innovative business and public accomplishments and prominent professional activities. She is currently executive managing director, chief operating officer and general counsel for Ziegler, a Chicago-based private investment bank.
For Ziegler, Angelique oversees all of the day-to-day functions of the business, which include: legal, compliance, IT, human resources, marketing, accounting, research, and office services. In this role, she is responsible for all human capital, ethics, compliance, cybersecurity programs, diversity and inclusion, legal and regulatory affairs as well as all corporate governance and brand identity activities. Angelique also serves as a director on Ziegler’s board of directors, a member of its executive committee and chair of its operating committee and diversity, equity and inclusion committee. Earlier in her career, Angelique practiced law at Locke Lord Bissell and Liddell, LLP, specializing in investment management and banking, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate law. She is a recognized leader in the securities industry and legal community.
Among many career recognitions, she was named one of the 2021 “25 Influential Black Women in Business” by The Network Journal, Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Notable General Counsels and she received the 2021 Excellence in Leadership Award from Chicago State Foundation. Angelique also received a 2018 Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year and was named as one of Chicago United’s 2015 Business Leaders of Color.
Angelique is committed to giving back and contributing to business and society in myriad ways. She is a board member of organizations ranging from Chicago State University to Bond Dealers of America to Women in Public Finance. She is also the founder of Just 4 GirlFriends, LLC, a group that brings leading professional women together to enjoy engaging experiences and embrace self-care.