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Candice Matthews

Hillman Accelerator
Prior to founding Hillman Accelerator, Candice advised and provided coaching to executive leadership in the strategic and operational aspects of management, change, marketing, sales, and client relationship management for local and national firms. Candice co-founded Hello Parent which was a national safety technology partner of the Brady Campaign to Reduce Gun Violence and American Academy of Pediatrics. Candice founded the Black Founders Network (BFN) to address the need for increased diversity and inclusion efforts in the Cincinnati entrepreneurial ecosystem. The BFN goals are to lend support, educate, and inspire current and future women and minority tech entrepreneurs, to engage more mentors from diverse backgrounds, to attract and retain minority talent incubated in the region, and to elevate the visibility of the Black community by engaging stakeholders from all parts of the ecosystem. Candice currently serves on the Board of Directors at Beech Acres Parenting Center where she chairs the Parenting Innovation and Technology Committee. Candice received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cincinnati.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, May 7

10:00am EDT