Candice Miles works as the Director of the Washington, DC Women’s Business Center (DC WBC), operated by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). She is responsible for the overall management of the DC WBC, where counseling and training is provided to women who are current and future small business owners.
Under her leadership, the DC WBC delivers counseling and training services using a 4”E” strategy that focuses on: Entrepreneurship, Engagement, Empowerment and Exposure. With an emphasis on the stage of business the client is in and the 4”E” strategy, clients are able to better understand the process of improving or starting their small business by using attainable steps to meet goals that include: creating business plans, obtaining capital infusions, hiring employees or becoming a federal government contractor. Additionally, the DC WBC will host its 3rd annual Shop, Sip and Celebrate Holiday Bazaar in December. The Bazaar started as Candice’s vision to promote and prepare seasonal businesses for the holiday season. This year up to 35 small businesses will participate sell their products and services to other clients and members of the community.
Candice has a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering from Howard University and a Master’s of Science in Taxation from American University. She currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with her husband, Eric and their two children, Regan and Ryan.