The Lehigh Valley Business Women of Influence 2022 selects the honorees based on their professional accomplishments and outstanding community involvement. Honorees selected for The Circle of Excellence receive the highest recognition for their longstanding, notable success in their community and leading the way for other women.
Candace Hickey, PE was selected for the 2022 Circle of Excellence for her tremendous dedication to her field expertise, professional development, and the community. Since 2017, Candace has been a vital team member of Barry Isett and Associates. After 5 years of serving as Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Candance was named Geotechnical Department Head in 2021. Before her professional career, Candace began her educational studies at Delaware County Community College as the only woman among her classmates in the science program. After acquiring her associate’s degree, she continued onto Villanova University to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, where she maintained a full-time student course load and 3 part-time jobs. After securing her Professional Engineering license in 1996, she earned her Master’s Degree in Engineering Geology from Drexel University in 2000. Candace was dedicated to her professional development and the development and mentoring of others as well. In 2005, she earned her teaching certificate for Secondary Mathematics. She continues to guide others with the knowledge she has cultivated over years of experience and breaking barriers.
“Candace represents Barry Isett & Associates in an exemplary manner both personally and professionally. We are fortunate to have someone so well-respected, knowledgeable, and dedicated in this leadership role.”– Kevin T. Campbell, PE, LEED AP (CEO & President)
The event was held on May 4th at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. The honorees of Women to Watch, Women of Influence, and the Circle of Excellence were awarded for their dedication to their profession, education, and community. Congratulations to Candace and all honorees celebrated for 2022!