Angel McCormack

Lead Career Counselor

M.S., Career Counseling, California State University, Sacramento

B.A., Psychology, California State University, Sacramento

Angel McCormack joined the Graduate School of Management in 2006 and has provided professional career counseling to over 2,000 graduate business students. The cornerstone to her success has been the remote style of counseling she pioneered in 2006 to meet the busy schedules of MBA students, which was well ahead of its time and now a staple in the industry.

McCormack has been published by and has authored a career counseling theory which takes into account her full theoretical approach to counseling (Humanistic mix of Existential, Person Centered, Gestalt, and Behaviorism schools of thought).

McCormack is certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and a Korn Ferry Leadership Architect. She is also an expert with CareerLeader, the assessment designed specifically for MBA students by Timothy Butler and James Waldroop of Harvard Business School, which is currently used by more than 250 graduate business programs and corporations around the world.

In addition to her work at UC Davis, McCormack has a private practice in career counseling ( She also was in the multi-family sector of commercial real estate involved in creating/executing the marketing strategy that helped close 52 multi-family transactions worth $320 million.

She holds a Master of Science degree in career counseling, having graduated with a 4.0 from a CACREP accredited program. CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master's degree and doctoral programs.