MEET ANCHORED CONSULTING & EVENTS

Anchored Consulting & Events (ACE) provides services in the areas of social media and event management.  ACE provides social media consultation and management to individuals and businesses that desire to strengthen their brand and grow their business. ACE assists individuals businesses and non-profit organization with event planning and management. See what we can do for you by checking out our services

MEET THE FOUNDER

 

Candyce Jones was born and raised in Prince George's County, MD.  She attended the University of Maryland, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2006.  During her time at Maryland, Candyce juggled a vigorous academic schedule, as well as working as a Student Athletic Trainer, specifically for the Men's Football Team.  In addition to these responsibilities, during her senior year, she interned for the Community Relations Department for the Washington Wizards. Her strong work ethic, attention to detail, selflessness, and team mentality quickly distinguished her as an intern.  Recognizing her as an undoubted asset and promising professional, the organization offered Candyce her “dream job" right after graduation.  

SHE WOULD GO ON TO WORK FOR THE WIZARDS FOR EIGHT YEARS, ASCENDING FROM AN INTERN IN COMMUNITY RELATIONS TO THE MANAGER OF GAME PRESENTATION.  WHILE WORKING FULL TIME FOR THE WIZARDS, CANDYCE PURSUED HER MASTER'S DEGREE IN PUBLIC RELATIONS & CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS FROM GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WHERE SHE WOULD GRADUATE IN 2012.  DURING HER TENURE WITH THE WIZARDS, CANDYCE PLANNED AND EXECUTED NUMEROUS COMMUNITY EVENTS SUCH AS THE "WIZARDS CARE TELETHON", "GILBERT SCORES FOR SCHOOLS" AND "12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY CHEER".  CANDYCE ALSO VOLUNTEERED TO BECOME A READING MENTOR TO LOCAL ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS, THROUGH THE WASHINGTON, D.C. NON-PROFIT "EVERYBODY WINS".  

AFTER EIGHT YEARS WITH THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS ORGANIZATION, CANDYCE TOOK A STEP OUT ON FAITH AND DECIDED TO BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR. IN 2015, SHE FOUNDED ANCHORED CONSULTING & EVENTS (ACE).  ACE PROVIDES SOCIAL MANAGEMENT, EVENT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, AND MARKETING AND BRANDING SERVICES. THROUGH HER COMPANY SHE HAS EXECUTED A NUMBER OF EVENTS AND PROGRAMS IN THE COMMUNITY.  HOWEVER,HER PASSION IS PROVIDING SOCIAL MEDIA RESPONSIBILITY TRAINING TO MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. CANDYCE ALSO LEADS THE EVENT AND PROGRAM PLANNING FOR THE JOHN WALL FAMILY FOUNDATION (JWFF).  THREE-TIME NBA ALL-STAR, JOHN WALL FOUNDATION’S STRIVES TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR DISADVANTAGED FAMILIES AND TO IMPACT THE LIVES OF AT-RISK YOUTH (SPECIFICALLY MALES) THROUGH MENTORSHIP, EDUCATION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.  THROUGH THE JWFF, CANDYCE HAS PLANNED, ORGANIZED AND EXECUTED MULTIPLE COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE DMV, RALEIGH AND CHARLOTTE, NC AREAS.  IN 2015, SHE SUCCESSFULLY HOSTED THE JOHN WALL BACK TO SCHOOL #2SQUAD GIVEAWAY, JOHN WALL THANKSGIVING ASSIST, JOHN WALL CHRISTMAS DINNER, AND JOHN WALL AND SEAN JOHN PROM FITTING.