The Rev. Angela Cortiñas came to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, College Station in August of 2017. Prior to being called as Rector she served 5 years at St. Gregory's, a large program sized church in downtown Boca Raton, Florida where she served as Assistant Rector with increasing responsibilities in those 5 years. She served as interim Rector for 4 months while the Rector was on sabbatical in the summer of 2016. Before that she served at All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale for two years. She is a native Floridian growing up in Miami, FL, of Cuban immigrants. She comes from a large family of eight children.
She received her Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies from Florida International University and received a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Memphis. She attended The Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX where she received her Masters in Divinity Degree in 2010.
Prior to seminary she worked for over ten years as a computer consultant and later a Senior Manager in Information Systems for the Johnson and Johnson family of companies. While there she managed and worked in many different management roles and capabilities. She is also a mother to teenage daughter, Victoria.