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About Carson Consulting

Angela Y. Carson has over 20 years of management and training experience in the community development, military and educational fields.  She founded Carson Consulting Services, LLC in 2001 to help organizations, corporations and government agencies increase their effectiveness through training and consultation.

Assistance has been provided in a number of capacity-building areas including job readiness, 501c3 start-up, strategic planning, grant writing, board governance, leadership development, resource development, and more.


As a John Maxwell Certified Trainer and Coach, she trains and coaching individuals and organizations to improve their leadership abilities.

Angela earned her B.S. in Business Administration from MS Valley State University and her M.Ed. in Student Personnel from the University of Mississippi.   She is the founder and executive director of the Pine Grove Association, a nonprofit organization promoting community development through youth and senior citizen programs in Canton, MS.

While serving as Associate Director of the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, Angela assisted with the implementation of operational procedures, and coordinated seminars and statewide conferences.  She has held numerous management positions in the fields of business advising, early childhood education, youth development, education and personnel management.

She served as the State Director of Faith-Based Initiatives with the General Missionary Baptist State Convention of MS.

Angela is the host of the Be In the Know Radio Show connecting residents with information and resources.

She has served on numerous boards promoting youth initiatives and community development.

Angela Y. Carson, M.Ed.

Our achievements cut across the realms of leadership development, community engagement, organizational development, fund development, nonprofit startup among others.

  • Nationally, we developed a Volunteer Management Minority AIDS Council in Washington, DC

  • Regionally, we made our input on the Foundation for the Mid South for assessment procedures in AR and MS

  • Statewide, we worked with the Mississippi State Personnel Board; Mississippi Center for Nonprofits and TRANSFORM Project for coaching, training & curriculum development

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