Our Team

Change Agent Communications is a boutique PR and strategic communications firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, founded by seasoned journalist, author and agency veteran, Angela Connor. At home in newsrooms and boardrooms, she's a veteran journalist, experienced agency EVP and media entrepreneur. Launched in July 2018, Change Agent has been recognized as a Top 25 PR Firm in the region by the Triangle Business Journal and supports community-driven organizations. 

Our promise as your partner is this: 

Fearless listening and thoughtful execution. 

Operations and Brand Manager
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Angela Connor

Founder & CEO, Change Agent Communications
Founder, Triangle Podcast Studio
Author, Journalist, Mentor, Entrepreneur
Angela is the Founder and CEO of Change Agent Communications. She leads strategy for clients and pulls from her experience as a veteran journalist, agency executive, author and social/digital media expert to solve business challenges and help clients connect with their target audiences.
A gifted communicator, Angela helps clients break through when the stakes are high and when they have stories to tell. Angela serves on the Boards of Elon University's School of Communications, The Raleigh Chamber and mentors professional women through her Women Inspiring Women brands.
Angela has two daughters whom she says she's raising to be phenomenal women.
Brooklyn Pierson
Account Manager

Brooklyn Pierson is a recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduate.


She studied public relations in the School of Journalism and brings with her an impressive skill set from her coursework and several hands-on internships, including one with the Carolina Hurricanes.


As Account Manager, Brooklyn supports clients through media pitching, content creation and project management.


In her spare time, Brooklyn enjoys baking and loving on her Boxer puppy, Olive.   

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Nashanda Justice
Operations and Brands Manager

Nashanda Justice is Operations and Brand Manager.


She oversees the daily operations of Change Agent Communications and Triangle Podcast Studio and plays a pivotal role in brand development and employee relations.


With a storied 20-year career in Human Resources, Nashanda brings insights and experience that help shape the direction of the agency and affiliated brands.  


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