Overcoming Gender Disparity: How Angela Gennari Built an Empire in the Security Industry

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Episode Summary –

In episode 161 of the “Expert In You Podcast,” host Ann Carden welcomes guest Angela Gennari, the owner of Titan Global Enterprises. This company specializes in providing personnel for large venues, events, hospitality, and hotels in the security industry. Angela shares insights into her company and the challenges she has faced as a woman in a predominantly male-dominated field.


She discusses the structure of her event teams, including bank, food service, guest services, and facilities, and the importance of creating a sense of pride for her employees. Angela reflects on the gender disparity in the hospitality industry, where women make up the majority of the workforce but are underrepresented in middle management and executive levels.


She also talks about her journey in establishing her credibility and proving her expertise in a field dominated by military and law enforcement backgrounds. Angela shares her experiences of having to bring male colleagues with her to be taken seriously and the sacrifices she has had to make to prioritize her business over social pressures.


Additionally, she touches on the challenges of finding work-life balance as a single parent running a corporation and the pressure women face to be involved in various activities. Angela emphasizes the importance of finding balance and not letting the business consume one’s life.

Key  Moments:

Overall, this episode highlights Angela’s inspiring journey in the security industry and offers valuable insights into gender dynamics and entrepreneurship in a male-dominated field.


Key Moments:


[00:02:48] Personnel for events, hospitality, hotels, specialized security.

[00:04:55] Frustrating event management, limited staffing options. Inconsistent, unpredictable.

[00:08:36] Company named Titan, representing industry titans.

[00:12:35] Security license, non-military owner overcomes challenges.

[00:16:11] Mother’s tenacity, work ethic shaped my independence.

[00:18:51] Women must step up and play bigger in business, taking advantage of the opportunities to build wealth and change lives.

[00:23:13] Balancing business, family, and social commitments.

[00:24:39] Prioritize: hair over nails, sacrifice for validation.

[00:31:04] Entrepreneur needs to assert herself professionally.


About the guest :

Angela Gennari is the founder and CEO of Titan Global Enterprises, a successful security and event staffing company. Despite the odds of failure for start-ups, Angela’s business has thrived for over 8 years, marking a significant achievement.  Angela takes pride in achieving such milestones and considers them major accomplishments for her company. Notably, Titan Global Enterprises not only survived the challenges brought about by the pandemic but also managed to thrive in an industry heavily impacted by the crisis.


Angela’s determination, leadership, and strategic decision-making abilities have played a significant role in the company’s success. Her commitment to providing top-notch security and event staffing services sets Titan Global Enterprises apart from its competitors. Despite the odds stacked against start-ups, Angela Gennari continues to lead her company towards growth, demonstrating resilience and adaptability in an ever-changing business landscape.


How to connect Angela :

Website: https://titanglobalenterprises.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/titanglobalinc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/titaneventsinc

Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/titan_global_events/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/titanglobalenterprisesinc/

Resource mentioned : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vq5kmwTNKdc

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