Samantha Peddicord is the Network Engagement Manager for the Midwest and actively supports a territory of 13 states. She joined Candid after operating a consulting group that worked with a variety of clients including universities, private and nonprofit organizations and the City of Cleveland. Before consulting, she served as chief of staff for Cleveland City Council and as a family liaison for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. She is an involved community member active in politics and advocacy, she volunteers and serves on several nonprofit committees and boards. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Akron and a Masters from John Carroll University.