Angela Varner originally started her education wanting to be an elementary school teacher.  She graduated with a BA in Liberal Studies and her teaching credentials from Cal State Long Beach.  Angela obtained an hourly position in the Financial Aid office at Orange Coast College and has not looked back.  Angela has been working in Financial Aid for 9 years and has held many different positions. 

The positions that Angela has held include: Financial Aid Assistant, Financial Aid Specialist and Financial Aid Fiscal Specialist.  While in her role as a Financial Aid Specialist she was introduced to the Federal Work-Study program.  Angela gained a passion for student employment and helped her institution change and grow this very important program.

Angela has earned several professional credentials from NASFAA U and plans to earn a few more.  She currently resides in Southern California with her family.