Candace's passion is to deliver relevant and valuable skills‚ and enable participants to rapidly put those skills into practice and achieve better results. Candace works with an incredible range of audiences (from CEOs to coal miners), industries (from healthcare to high-tech), and organizations (from Homeland Security to Honda, Google, Mars Snack Food, and hundreds of others).
Candace began in live media, and then served in the federal government for seven years at the U.S. Department of Education. There she helped negotiate multi-million dollar contracts as well as controversial content decisions among multiple stakeholders. Candace now helps clients experience widespread improvements to productivity, internal and external communications, negotiation and influence, and overall effectiveness.
Candace served on the faculty at the University of Maryland in the Center for International Development and Conflict Management for five years where she taught Negotiation, Decision-Making, and Crisis Leadership to the federal government. Candace currently teaches Negotiation at Georgetown Law School and also serves as a mediator for child abuse cases for D.C. Superior Court.