Candice Chuppa originally from Cleveland, Ohio, attended Ohio University graduating with a major in Communication Studies. After experiencing another Cleveland winter, she moved down south to Charleston, SC where she began her career within the hospitality industry at Kiawah Island Golf Resort as a Social Sales Coordinator. After 2 years of service, she was promoted to the Conference Concierge and Catering Manager position. Departing from Kiawah, Candace took a role as an Exceptional Events Manager in Savannah GA at the Mansion on Forsyth Park before moving back to Kiawah Island Golf Resort for the 2012 PGA Championship, accepting the Golf Services Manager role. After a successful 10 year career at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, she joined the pre-opening team of the Dewberry Hotel in downtown Charleston as the Events Manager and then moving to the Senior Event Sales Manager.