Ms. Candace McRae Walsh
Instructor Institute for Nonprofit Philanthropy and Leadership
Candace McRae Walsh is an Instructor of Public Administration and Nonprofit Management at the University of Memphis. Additionally, she directs the nonprofit certificate program within the UofM's Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration, and serves as the coordinator of the UofM's Nonprofit Leadership Collaborative.
Before coming to the University of Memphis, Ms. Walsh was an adjunct instructor of American Government at Mid-South Community College and co-owner/principal consultant with Magnolia Blue, LLC, a Memphis-based consulting firm specializing in strategic planning and mediation for small businesses and non-profit organizations. She has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of journalism, municipal government administration and nonprofit management.
Ms. Walsh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a member of the Alliance of Nonprofit Educators. Additionally, she is trained in conflict resolution and has been approved as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator by the Tennessee State Supreme Court.