Val Candy

Organization and Management consultant




  • Management Consulting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Talent Management
  • Speech Writing/Presentation
  • Contract Analysis/Negotiation
  • Business Research/Analysis
Dr. Val Candy has almost 30 years experience of successfully developing and managing private sector and government projects and partnerships.  She also claims a successful career as a critical analyst with a long and rich history in project and program management, business process modeling and reengineering, change management processes, strategic market research, and strategic planning processes. 

She has successfully designed and launched large and small projects from their inception, pilot evaluation, the establishment of internal management support structures, to eventual contractual outsourcing to external entities or mergers based upon the outcome of skills-gap and cost-benefits analyses to ensure business goals are aligned and prioritized throughout the market channel and supply chain.  Dr. Candy possesses exceptional abilities as a speechwriter and presenter with an unmatched ability to understand and communicate with audiences.

An active researcher, Dr. Candy has presented her work at many conferences including the ​2012 Orlando International Academic Conference where her paper was voted best in session. She has also presented at the Atlantic Marketing Association Annual Conference (2013), the International Academic Conference (2013), and the 2013 Key West International Academic Conference.  Recently, at the 2014 San Francisco International Academic Conference, her paper was again voted best in session.  

She is also well published, appearing in both conference proceedings and academic journals. Her articles can be found in the American Journal of Health Sciences, Journal of Applied Business Research, International Journal of Management & Information Systems, and The Journal of Business and Economic Research.

Dr. Candy completed undergraduate level studies in advanced research methods focusing on Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Abnormal Psychology at Birkbeck College, University of

London, United Kingdom. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in management and a master of science in management from Hodges University. She earned her doctorate with distinction in Organization and Management from Capella University while working full time in a leadership position for a nonprofit entity in the United States.