Candice Watkins Robinson

Senior Vice President, Director of Multicultural Marketing and Communications

Candice Watkins Robinson, MA

Candice is a senior vice president on the health team and director of multicultural marketing and communications at Hager Sharp. With a background in health communication and community health education, Candice leads accounts within our health practice and manages fully integrated teams working to address critical issues, including maternal health, food and nutrition security, and sleep health. Candice’s account portfolio includes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Candice began her career in health education, leading programs designed to improve community and public health. Her experiences working for a local health department affirmed her desire to create national campaigns and initiatives that reach back into communities. She joined Hager Sharp in 2012 to support federal health contracts including the National Institute of Health’s National Diabetes Education campaign. After serving as an account director at Ogilvy and vice president at Porter Novelli she returned to Hager Sharp in 2021 to lead health accounts and multicultural marketing services.

Candice earned a Master of Arts in Communication from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.

During the pandemic, Candice turned to gardening to reduce stress and built a “mini farm” in her backyard. She loves sharing homegrown fruits and veggies and often daydreams about starting a cut-flower farm.

Candice Watkins Robinson, MA

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