Executive DirectorCandy Hente has been part of the Farmington community since 2007. Even before joining the Farmington Regional Chamber team, she was an active part of the Chamber community.
She has worked for, volunteered and networked with many of the local non-profit agencies including the Public Relations Director for the Parkland Pregnancy Resource Center, worked with Young Faith in Christ, St. Francois County Mental Health Board, Hope 4 Autism and St. Francois County Community Partnership, and was a member of the St Francois County Rotary Club. In 2015 the Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized Candy’s contributions with the KFMO/B104 Super Service Award.
Prior to becoming the Farmington Regional Chamber Executive Director, Candy was a Certified Work Incentive Counselor at LIFE Center for Independent Living where she analyzed the impact of work income for individuals receiving disability benefits.
Candy was also a leader for 14 years on the regional and national level for Protestant Women of the Chapel, an Armed Forces chaplain sponsored ministry to military wives. She is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center and King’s Way Missionary Institute. Candy and her husband, Stephen, live in Farmington and in her spare time enjoys hiking, reading and attending art related events.E-mail Candy
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