Candice Santomauro

Director of Operations and Outreach

As the Director of Operations and Outreach, Candice Santomauro oversees Fordham's information technology and human capitol efforts, working with senior staff to set overall organizational policies and priorities. Additionally, Candice works to identify,  cultivate, and strengthen Fordham’s institutional relationships. Prior  to joining Fordham, Candice was the Director of Development for Cornerstone Schools of Washington, D.C., Inc., a private school that  provides an academically rigorous education to 200 low-income, at-risk students. After serving in the Air Force and earning a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University, she had a successful sales career building and overseeing a  500+ member sales force. Candice eventually transitioned to the non-profit sector to apply her talents to support worthy organizations. A Florida native, she now resides with her family in Washington, D.C.  With two children in D.C. Public Schools, she is actively involved in the PTA and works with DCPS in support of local education reform efforts. She also serves on the Board of Governors for Washington Latin Public Charter School.