Candice Gayl is an independent consultant, providing operational and fundraising expertise to clients in the education sector. An Air Force veteran, Candice has a track record of success across multiple domains, including as a software engineer, in for-profit sales and marketing, and throughout the education sector. Candice specializes in program development and capacity-building, and works with organizations to create and execute fundraising plans, establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders and funders, and craft location-based strategies for effective program implementation. Candice holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University. Candice resides in Washington, DC with her family and actively participates in local education-related initiatives.