Candy began her career in the apartment industry in 1997. She joined Allied Orion Group in February 2014 as a Community Manager specializing in LIHTC and managing a successful new lease-up. After spending five years on-site, Candy moved into the compliance department in February 2019 and was promoted to Director of Affordable Housing Compliance in February 2020.
Candy has experience managing and monitoring 100% Tax Credit developments, Mixed-income developments, Senior communities and properties layered with multiple programs including LIHTC, HOME FUND, BOND, Section 8, and Section 811.
Candy has obtained the following certifications, designations, and training: Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Blended Occupancy Specialist (BOS), and Housing Certified Credit Professional (HCCP). Candy has also attended numerous classes offered by TAA and TDHCA including Fair Housing and Housing Tax Credit Compliance Training. Candy is also a Notary for the State of Texas.