ATLANTA (October 21, 2020) – Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs Inc. (ACE) is pleased to announce that Candy Moore has joined its board of directors. Moore is a Senior Vice President and Southeast Community Development Manager for Wells Fargo in Atlanta.
“Candy’s leadership, passion for ACE’s work and deep experience with premier financial institutions and other non-profit organizations will add significant value to our board as well as to ACE,” said Matthew D. Bozzelli, deputy general counsel (East) for Southern Company and ACE board chair. “Adding someone of Candy’s caliber to the board is another terrific and important moment for ACE.”
Moore is responsible for Wells Fargo’s community lending, service, investment strategies, and goals for Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. She joined First Union in 1993, transitioning first to Wachovia and later to Wells Fargo.
Moore has been complemented for developing and delivering impactful community programs that led to a recognition with the “Who’s Who in Black Atlanta”, a newly initiated member of Georgia’s 2019 International Women’s Forum, one of the Atlanta Tribune’s 2015 Superwomen, recipient of Concerned Black Clergy’s 2010 Corporate Award, the Atlanta Business League’s Most Influential African American Women, the 2017 National Minority Access Role Model, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 2016 Women of Style and Substance Honoree. She served on the boards of the United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Women with Heart Steering Committee (2020 Honorary Co-Chair). Moore currently serves as a Board of Trustee for the National Black Arts Festival and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. She is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the Pi Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Marketing, graduating cum laude, from Converse College. As a proud alumna, Moore has served on the College’s Alumnae Board for 10 years. She was the first African American to serve as chair of the college’s Board of Visitors and delivered the 2011 commencement address, making her the college’s first-ever African American commencement speaker.
Moore is also a top graduate of the yearlong Retail Consumer Bank Associate Management Training Program, 2017 CALIBR Global Leadership Cohort, and attended several continuing education classes.
She joins the 12 current members of the ACE board of directors. Click here to read the biographies of all board members.