As Cesium’s Chief Financial Officer, Candace leads finance, accounting, people operations, legal & contracts, and IT. She is dedicated to executing the company’s strategic vision, accelerating growth, and delivering value to the Cesium community.
Candace comes from a family of entrepreneurs. After studying Accounting at the University of Pittsburgh, Candace traveled solo through much of Australia and Europe. She began her career in public accounting, obtained her Certified Public Accountant license and then held various individual contributor and leadership roles in corporate accounting and finance.
After nearly a decade in Corporate America, she decided to focus on her entrepreneurship roots. First by starting and exiting a residential real estate business, and then starting an accounting firm, which grew rapidly. Through her firm, Candace supported Cesium’s finances from the very start. When the opportunity came to join Cesium as CFO, she put her firm in extremely capable hands, and joined the Cesium team without hesitation.
Candace lives in Garnet Valley, PA with her husband, Phil, and their daughters Giavana and Layla.