Candace Randle recognized by PRWeek among this year's '40 Under 40'
26, 2013) The RLJ Companies announced its director of corporate
communications and public affairs, Candace L. Randle, has been
recognized by PRWeek among this year's "40 Under 40" recipients.
Ms. Randle, a 13-year industry veteran, has worked for RLJ since 2008
and has an extensive media, public affairs and government background.
Prior to joining The RLJ Companies, she worked in the Office of U.S.
Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas and for former Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton during the 2008 presidential election.
Founded by Robert L. Johnson, The RLJ Companies is a portfolio of
businesses operating in hotel real estate investment, private equity,
financial services, asset management, insurance services, automobile
dealerships, sports, film and entertainment, and video lottery terminal
A native Arkansan, Ms. Randle has previously worked in the
communications and media relations department for Arkansas Governor Mike
Beebe and has a broad background in strategic advocacy, communications,
and outreach and from her work in government affairs in the private
sector at Entergy Services, Inc. Earlier during her career, Ms. Randle
held a writing position with the Gore-Lieberman Presidential Campaign,
has worked for retired U.S. Congressman Vic Snyder of Arkansas, and has
served in a number of media capacities for local and statewide political
Ms. Randle graduated with leadership honors from the University of
Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and
History, and she received a Master of Public Administration (MPA), summa
cum laude, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
PRWeek annually profiles 40 dynamic individuals under the age of 40,
nominated by their peers and colleagues, who are leading the charge for
the next generation of communicators. Nominations are submitted across
agencies, corporations, and nonprofits to profile professionals who
demonstrate innovative thinking, strong determination, and results that
indicate a long and successful career in the PR industry.
The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative
business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse
portfolio of companies. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns
or holds interests in businesses operating in a publicly traded hotel
real estate investment trust, private equity, financial services, asset
management, insurance services, automobile dealerships, sports and
entertainment, and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming.
Prior to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of
Black Entertainment Television (BET). For more information, visit:
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