Candee has completed The Georgia Academy of Economic Development's Regional Economic Development Course and Georgia Tech's Basic Economic Development Course; and she is currently in the process of completing the Georgia Certified Economic Developer program through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA. Candee is also an alumni of Leadership Wayne.
Outside of her position with the IDA, Candee currently serves on Wayne County Chamber of Commerce's executive committee of the board of directors as Vice Chair of Member Service after serving as Vice Chair of Business Development for the previous two years. Prior to being appointed to the board of directors, she served as a Chamber Ambassador for three years. Candee also serves on the board of the non-profit organization, Wayne County Farmers Market, as treasurer.
In her spare time, Candee enjoys spending time with her family, reading, painting and writing human interest stories for Wayne Magazine, a publication that showcases local people and events in her community.