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Carrie Kandes
Carrie Kandes is the Director, Client Services for akhia communications and a member of the Executive Committee bringing 25 years of experience leading communications strategy, programs and teams. Her blend of experience in both agency and client-side roles brings valuable perspective to her leadership of akhia Client Services.

An accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and graduate of Leadership Akron, Carrie is also a professional adviser and adjunct professor for the Kent State University Public Relations Sequence. Her role mentoring PR students and young professionals has been recognized with local and national awards.

Today, she applies her passion for maximizing team performance; problem solving; and differentiating and advancing brands to amplify outcomes for akhia’s clients.