Candace Allixendir is an award-winning public relations professional with over 15 years’ experience in the field. A purpose-driven and high-energy leader, she works with executives and organizations to deliver creative and compelling narratives that inspire people to act.
Candace is currently the Director, Communications at Element Fleet Management, and has held progressively senior roles in corporate communications across the private sector. She has deep experience in internal communications, employee engagement, DE&I communications strategy, and purpose and organizational change communications.
Candace has an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English, History and Women’s Studies from the University of Toronto and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations from Humber College. Dedicated to lifelong learning, Candace has recently completed the McKinsey Black Executive Leadership program and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida.
Candace resides in the Greater Toronto Area with her two sons, and is passionate about Pilates and cycling, a novice runner, and an avid reader. Connect with Candace on LinkedIn.