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Jessica Candaele LEED AP BD+C, CPSM

Director, National Business Development

Jessica Candaele


As KTGY’s Director, National Business Development, Jessica Candaele keeps her finger on the pulse of the market. She identifies national trends and creates a strategic level response that takes advantage of KTGY’s strengths. As KTGY expands, Ms. Candaele works to strengthen each studio and continues to establish the company’s unified brand presence. She is a connector at KTGY, matching talent to business opportunities and opening new opportunities by developing talent.


Beginning her career as an environmental consultant, Ms. Candaele has worked for over 20 years to hone her experience in project management, business development, marketing and outreach in roles with top-ranked ENR and architecture firms. Her background gives her a deep understanding of the development process from due diligence through construction administration. Her leadership, skills and experience make Ms. Candaele an indispensable partner as the company continues to grow. And her long-term strategic planning, nimble leadership, and tactical use of internal experts make Ms. Candaele the ideal business development director to help guide KTGY into the future.


Master of Science
Environmental Studies
Emphasis in Policy and Planning
California State University
Fullerton, CA

Bachelor of Science
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA

Registrations & Certifications

Urban Land Institute, Pro Forma Fundamentals Certificate

LEED Accredited Professional

Certified Professional Services Marketer, CPSM


Urban Land Institute, ULI

Central City Association – Los Angeles

Society for Marketing Professional Services

Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing

National Multifamily Housing Council, NMHC

Honors & Awards

Emergent Leader Award l MVP MISSION. VALUES. PASSION., ULI OC/IE, 2015

Spirit of Volunteerism, OneOC on behalf of Council on Aging – Orange County, 2015

Emergent Leader Award l Engineering, ULI OC/IE, 2013