Kandy Hirsch is the Chief Executive Office of The Leader’s Edge, LLC, a serial entrepreneur, a lifelong learner, and a trusted advisor to scores of business owners.
She is the founding Tucson chair for the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), leading two Peer Advisory Groups for 30 women business owners who recognize that there is strength and wisdom in numbers.
Ms Hirsch is a Certified Emotional Intelligence workshop facilitator & Coach. She conducts Emotional Intelligence assessments for individuals, teams or entire companies and leads workshops to help add emotional intelligence to the mix of supervisory and management skills.
As an entrepreneur with a business degree and a Licensed Massage Therapist Kandy opened one of the first of its kind airport-based massage offerings in Baltimore Washington International Airport. At the same time, she sought and won the contract to provide massage for Marriott Corporate Headquarters Wellness Program in Bethesda, MD.
When she sets her mind to something…look out. At 52 Kandy thought triathlon would be “interesting” and went about a strict training regimen. She completed more than 30 triathlons, culminating in her completing a Half Ironman®.
Kandy brings a unique combination of skills to her work. She is one of a handful of Licensed Mental Health Counselors who have completed certification as an executive coach with a specialty in supporting executives in family-owned business. A professional mediator, Kandy offers insight into the workings of individuals and teams, and clearly demonstrates the art of “deep listening.”