Candace Enman

CPA, CA
President, WelchGroup Consulting
Ottawa, Toronto

Candace is the President of WelchGroup Consulting, where she runs a successful Chairman’s View, an M&A Practice and Contract CFO Practice that helps business owners think & act strategically in their companies – assisting owners in managing their growth objectives, preparing their business for an upcoming transition and buying and selling companies.  She is focused on improving the value in small and medium sized enterprises, by ensuring that their profits are both sustainable and transferable.  Candace has more than 15 years of financial and management experience.

After obtaining her CPA, CA designation in 1999, she spent 10 years in Senior Finance and Management roles, which allowed her to go beyond keeping score.  She has played key roles in all aspects of growing a business, including new system implementations, evaluation of new business opportunities, implementing human resource practices and policies and providing sound advice to business owners. Candace believes that successful businesses do more than keep score. They build value from the ground up and she brings that philosophy to all of her engagements.

Quick Facts

Joined Welch in

Jan 2010

Ed/specialities/community involvement

The Women Business Network (Member + Sponsorship Committee), The Ottawa Network for Education (Fundraising Committee), The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation (Audit, Finance + Investment Committee), Yorkville Asset Management Inc. (Business Advisory Group Member) and I volunteer with my boys school.

Favourite Vacation

South Africa; loved going on safari and can’t wait to go back to the Serengeti with my boys

Favourite Book

To Kill a Mockingbird

Hobbies/Talents

I like reading, travelling, spending time with my kids, snowboarding

Quote

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou