Candace Matthews joins us on August 13th for the Work + Faith Online Speaker Series, as our CEO Anthony Flynn interviews distinguished professionals who exemplify living at the center of work and faith, while making it a priority to ensure their leadership style, operational models, products and services reflect their intent to reflect Christ-centered lives while also empowering others to do the same. We’re excited to hear from Candace, as her leadership is an inspiration to many.
Prior to assuming the role of Chief Reputation Officer in 2019, Matthews was Regional President of the Americas at Amway, heading all operations in North, Central and South America for the $8.8 billion direct-selling leader. Under her leadership, revenue increased 20 percent and profitability grew significantly (+6.3 points). In her current role as CRO, Matthews oversees Amway’s global reputation strategy, corporate social responsibility and the Amway brand. She is also the executive sponsor of Amway’s Diversity & Inclusion employee networks.
Matthews joined Amway in 2007 as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior, she served as president of SoftSheen-Carson, a division of L’Oreal USA. She held leadership positions at Coca-Cola, CIBA Vision (Novartis) Corporation, Bausch + Lomb, Procter & Gamble and General Mills.
Her board appointments include Bic Corporation, Fifth Third Bank – Regional Board, Spectrum Health Foundation, Figure Skating in Harlem and Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.
Matthews studied metallurgical engineering and administrative and management science at Carnegie Mellon and earned her MBA from Stanford.
To attend this free online event, please register here. We look forward to seeing you virtually on August 13th at 9AM CST as we hear from Candace. Once you register, you will receive an email with the link and instructions to the live Zoom interview. If you do not receive your link, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.