Meet, Candice Zinner! A graduate of the 2021 Signature Adult Program and owner of Salty in Chardon.

Candice Zinner is more than a business owner; she’s a passionate advocate for the outdoors and a dedicated supporter of her local community. When she’s not at work, you can find her enjoying the beauty of nature on long walks with her beloved canine companions, Skye, Annie, and K9 Rex. Alongside her love for the outdoors, Candice has embarked on a personal journey of self-care and relaxation, exploring practices like yoga, sound baths, and breathwork to nurture her well-being.

In addition to her personal pursuits, Candice proudly serves as the President of the Willoughby Police K9 Foundation. This noble organization is dedicated to enhancing the training and equipment of dedicated K9 teams while ensuring the well-being of retired K9 officers. Candice finds it a privilege to give back to her community and support these remarkable four-legged heroes.

Candice attributes much of her growth and success to her participation in Leadership Geauga. Through this transformative program, she gained a profound understanding of diverse personalities, thanks to the DISC assessment. This knowledge has empowered her to collaborate effectively with individuals of varying temperaments, a skill invaluable in both her personal and professional life.

Furthermore, Candice leveraged her time in Leadership Geauga to build a network of meaningful connections with community leaders. These relationships have provided her with a wealth of diverse experiences and perspectives, fueling her growth as a leader. Taking her commitment to leadership to new heights, she has become a board member and actively engaged with various associations and groups, expanding her horizons both personally and professionally. Candice’s multifaceted approach to leadership has propelled her towards continuous growth and development in her role as the Owner of Salty and as a dedicated community advocate.

Candice Zinner is a shining example of how Leadership Geauga alumni are making a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

For more information about Leadership Geauga’s Signature Adult Program, visit the program page.