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Candace Steele Flippin, DM, MBA, APR

Public Affairs Executive | Multigenerational Workplace Scholar | Author

As an executive and a scholar, Dr. Candace Steele Flippin embodies the philosophy that bringing multiple perspectives to the table enriches people and organizations to achieve better outcomes. Whether in her professional life, researching multi-generational dynamics in the workplace, or giving back to her community, she always aspires to making a meaningful impact.

Award-winning public affairs executive

Dr. Steele Flippin has worked with Fortune 500 companies, a global public relations agency and national non-profit organizations. She is currently serves on the Memphis Symphony Orchestra board of directors.  Dr. Steele Flippin is a past-chair of the Public Relations Society of America’s Health Academy. A long-time civic volunteer, she was the 2018 Chair for the Twin Cities Go Red for Women campaign and previously served on the board of directors for the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation.

Research Fellow

Currently appointed as a Research Fellow at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Steele Flippin researches the multi-generational workplace. Her research motivation is to illuminate the changing landscape of the multi-generational workplace and explore the factors contributing to the success of Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial and Gen Z at work and in their careers. Her research has been featured in Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner and by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and supported by the Society for Diversity and Ladies America.


Dr. Steele Flippin is the author of Generation Z in the Workplace and Millennials in the Workplace the first two books in a four-part series of practical books designed to help members of each generation group and their managers build productive and successful working relationships.

She and her husband live in Memphis, TN. When she isn’t working, volunteering, or researching, she loves to collect works from emerging artists and to travel the world with her family to learn about other cultures.

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