Candace Klein founded Bad Girl Ventures in the Fall of 2010 to increase female entreprenuers access to capital and has since seen the organization expand to serve women throughout the state of Ohio.
Candace has six years of lobbying experience with the Northern Kentucky Chamber and United Way and six years of legal experience. Candace continues to practice as an attorney with Ulmer & Berne LLP with a focus on corporate matters, business advocacy, and government relations for startup compnaies and small business clients.
Candace led the Communities Practice at Property Advisors, with the title of "Maven" and the job description "run and think." She is a 2008 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law where she earned her J.D. She also received four bachelor degrees from Northern Kentucky University (Marketing, Management, Communication, and Political Science).
Candace now serves as the CEO of her second company, SoMoLend, furthering her mission of increasing small business owners access to capital.