Angie Kastning

Manager of STEM Learning Ecosystems

Angie Kastning joined the TIES team in July 2011 and presently supports the consultant team as the Project Coordinator. With a diverse background in the non-profit arena and a fondness for special events, Angie helps to identify and create processes to sharpen and expedite TIES program work and coordinate the organization’s various projects and events. She serves as Project Coordinator specifically for the STEM Funders Network and serves as the Assistant Deputy Director of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative/National Community of Practice.

“It’s been a great pleasure getting to know some of the local Cleveland MC2 students and seeing their progresses and transformations firsthand.

Prior to her position at TIES, she served as the Development Specialist at College Now Greater Cleveland helping to promote college access and success to underserved populations in the Cleveland region. As an integral member of the development team, she spearheaded the organization’s $2 million proposal program by identifying new funding sources and securing ongoing contributions, developing and fostering strategic partnerships and supporting collaborative fundraising efforts to ensure the organization was able to best meet the needs of its clients.

Angie’s experience in the development field also includes serving as the Associate Director of Development at the YMCA of the Palms in Naples, Florida, where she managed all association events and annual fundraising campaigns. She began her career in financial development while working in the Miami University Development Office connecting with alumni and community business leaders. Angie holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from Miami University. She and her family reside in Mentor, Ohio.

More About Me

I Bet You Didn’t Know

  • When not working, I keep busy with activities for my two young children…And try to squeeze in some reading and yoga energetics when I can!

What I Love About My Job

  • I love working at TIES because… Of the great positive impact we are having on the children – helping to give them a future where they are self-confident, independent and successful in their personal lives, careers and communities.

A Transforming Moment

  • It’s been a great pleasure getting to know some of the local Cleveland MC2 students and seeing their progresses and transformations firsthand.