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Director of the Conflict Complaints Division

Director of the Conflict Complaints Division

Candace B. Glover

Candace B. Glover is Director of the Conflict Complaints Division within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in Washington, DC.  In this capacity, she is primarily responsible for the overall direction, management, and processing of conflict of interest and highly sensitive Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints of discrimination for USDA.  Prior to joining CCD, Ms. Glover served as a Senior Adjudicator and Team Lead in the Employment Adjudication Division, where she oversaw the adjudication of approximately 500 EEO complaints annually, through the issuance of final agency decisions, final orders, and settlement agreements.

Ms. Glover is skilled in all aspects of the informal and formal EEO complaint process and frequently trains managers and employees on complaint processing trends.  She is also certified as an EEO Counselor and Investigator, and has drafted countless final agency decisions.

Ms. Glover joined USDA in 2010 as a member of the Program Complaints Task Force.  Prior to joining USDA, she worked as an attorney for White & Case, LLP, in Washington, DC.  Ms. Glover also has experience working on Wall Street as an Investment Banking analyst and a financial consultant.
Ms. Glover is a native of Washington, DC.  She attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.  She is also a graduate of the University Of Virginia School Of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor (JD) in 2007.  Ms. Glover is an active member of District of Columbia bar and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.