MnCCC Spotlight: Candace Pesch

MnCCC Spotlight Candace Pesch

Tell us a little bit about yourself!

My name is Candace Pesch. I am originally from Mantorville, Mn. I have been married to my husband David for 24 years and have three children, Alexis 22, Noah 19, and Wyatt 11. I am also mom to two fur babies Scooby and Fred. I have worked for Freeborn County two separate times from 2013-2015 and from 2017- present. My husband was in the Marine Corps for 20 years, so I have had the opportunity to travel and live all over the world. We have lived in Bremerton, WA, Kaneohe, HI, Twentynine Palms, CA, Paris, France, and Manama, Bahrain. I was also employed as a Foreign Service Officer in the US Department of State and served as a Consular Officer in Hyderabad, India for 2 years. When I am not working I love to cook and spend time with my family.

What was your first job?

My first job was working at a local grocery store in Hayfield, Mn in the bakery and deli.

What is your role with Freeborn County?

I am currently the Director of Personnel with Freeborn County.

What interests you about MnCCC?

I am interested in MnCCC because it is an organization that we all contribute to in order to further our interests and needs as counties. We can impact operations, efficiencies, and technology that will enable our workforce to be the best that they can be. I also love that we have the ability to impact changes in technology that will benefit so many.

What is something on your bucket list?

I would love to travel to Germany for Octoberfest!