Candace earned her Bachelors degree in Graphic Design for Marketing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Her studies focused on branding, user experience, information design and marketing. She has a strong background in communications (Dip. in Visual Communications, Des Moines, USA), evident in her capacity to work in strategic development.
Originally from the Midwestern state of Iowa, Candace immigrated to British Columbia with her husband. She is innately curious and appreciates that design enables her to learn about the world, while changing it for the better. With a rural and urban perspective, Candace has a natural passion for place branding that meshes well with Ion’s focus and expertise.