Candace Leeds

Director, Joined 1997
Director of Development, Global Center on Cooperative Security

Candace Leeds is Director of Development for the Global Center, overseeing outreach and engagement with partners and donors. She has decades of experience as a public relations executive, both with PR firms and in-house for companies such as Loews Corporation, where she served as VP of Public Affairs for 19 years. She has also served in a number of roles related to philanthropy and development, including as a consultant, board member, philanthropic advisor, and as Director of Donor Relations with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation from 2014-17. Earlier in her career, she held leadership positions in major public relations firms including the PR arm of Grey Advertising and the Rowland Company (absorbed by Saatchi & Saatchi).

Partner/Jay H. Tanenbaum

PR, Chair (Ad Hoc)
Program Development