U.S. Money Reserve CEO, Angela Koch Discusses Leadership, Culture and KPIs
Angela Koch, the CEO of U.S. Money Reserve, one the largest private distributors of U.S. government issued gold, silver and platinum coins joins Enterprise Radio to discuss leadership, culture and KPIs.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Angela Koch discuss the following:
- Tell us a little bit about U.S. Money Reserve and how you became CEO of the company.
- You have a proven track record of implementing KPIs for U.S. Money Reserve. Can you explain to our listeners how KPIs actually boost the success of your team?
- Being a top-level executive demands a lot of time and responsibility. What is your favorite responsibility as the CEO of U.S. Money Reserve?
- Building a positive work environment is always a popular topic amongst our listeners. How do you cultivate culture at U.S. Money Reserve?
- As a female CEO in the financial industry, what questions do you usually get asked?
- In your opinion, what is some advice for our women listeners who aspire to become top-level executives?
Angela “Angie” Koch has always been motivated by creating value and opportunities for others. As the CEO of U.S. Money Reserve, she oversees every aspect of operation, while setting culture and pace for the entire organization.
Angela Koch joined U.S. Money Reserve in 2003, and since that time has held numerous positions in the organization. Mrs. Koch was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2015. With a proven background in business planning, strategy, due diligence, mergers, acquisitions, and operations, Mrs. Koch has an in-depth understanding of how to run a successful business.
Mrs. Koch is credited with creating the analytic and KPI (Key Performance Indicator) structure at U.S. Money Reserve. When Mrs. Koch first started at U.S. Money Reserve, understanding performance through the use of analytics or reporting metrics was not established at the time to guide the business. Today, U.S. Money Reserve is centered on the use of real-time data and analysis. Mrs. Koch has positioned U.S. Money Reserve to be a precious metal leader that puts their customers and employees first.
Previously, Mrs. Koch was an executive at Harrell Gourmet LLC, a producer and distributer of Wagyu beef domestically and internationally. Prior to Harrell Gourmet LLC, Mrs. Koch was part of the strategic business development team at KLA-Tencor, a leading manufacturer in the semiconductor industry. The team was ultimately responsible for all strategic planning and mergers and acquisition activities.
Mrs. Koch advises to aspire to emulate success rather than aspire to emulate a leader. Characteristics Mrs. Koch considers essential for success are a: strong work ethic, business integrity, honesty, and a positive attitude. By always being open to learning from someone new, setting goals and achieving them, and treating employees like family, Mrs. Koch believes these will contribute to running a successful business. Mrs. Koch believes that the business does not make the people – but the people make the business.
Business philosophies Mrs. Koch adheres to includes always striving for perfection, creating opportunities for others, remembering to give thanks to those who make you successful, treating your customers and your employees as you would your family and never replacing your passion for pride.
Mrs. Koch and her husband Michael live in Cedar Park, Texas, where they raise their seven children ranging in age from two to twenty.