Chief Operating Officer for Support Services

Howard County Library System

Angela Brade has been the Chief Operating Officer for Support Services of Howard County Library
System since September 2010. She is responsible for HCLS’ capital projects, support services, materials
management, information technology (IT) and special projects. In addition, Brade is responsible for the
implementation of HCLS’ HiTech initiative. She has 20 years experience in management and consulting
services in both the commercial and federal sector with an emphasis in IT, business innovation, and
training. Brade has an MBA and Master of Science in Technology Management from the University of
Maryland University College and is a certified PMP. Brade is a strong advocate for education, innovation,
and the practical application of both in library settings.