David McCandless, Sodexo General Manager of Dining and Conference Services, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
David McCandless spearheads the Dining, Catering and Conference Services program onsite on behalf of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. His passion is his people and putting in placed systems that provide growth and development opportunities for his teams, his guests and his clients at his campus. He has served in many roles from development to sales and marketing that has assisted his campus in taking revenue generating initiatives to the next level even when our unwelcome guest (COVID) came to Geneva, NY. Despite declining catering and meal plan options for his teams he worked collectively with his internal teams, onsite partners and the greater community to devise plans that enhanced the partnership focus within in the community.