Mercer Planned Parenthood Names New CEO

 Debby D’Arcangelo has been named the new president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area. A former trustee of the agency’s board, she been serving as the interim CEO since October.

“We are thrilled to announce that the board of trustees has hired Debby D’Arcangelo,” said Carol Golden, board chair.  “Debby served on the board for more than six years and has played a crucial role in the stewardship of the organization.”

D’Arcangelo holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a masters degree in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. In addition to past positions at J.P. Morgan and Isles, Inc., D’Arcangelo has served on the boards of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, New Jersey Policy Perspective, NAACP Trenton Branch, and Phillips Exeter Academy. She has worked in Trenton for the past 17 years and been a proud and active resident of the city for the past 12 years.

“We are so fortunate to have such a talented, knowledgeable, and committed former trustee who can guide the organization through this important period,” Golden said. “We look forward to continued success at Planned Parenthood under Debby’s leadership.”

“I am very excited to serve Planned Parenthood in this capacity,” D’Arcangelo said in a news release. “In partnership with our thousands of supporters and our excellent staff and volunteers, I am pleased to help provide high-quality, comprehensive reproductive health care to the Mercer County community, particularly in Trenton.”