Candice L. Maze, JD has served as FFCR’s Executive Director since July 2012. Prior to joining FFCR, Candice held executive level positions at the Miami-Dade Community Based Care Alliance, the Dependency Court Intervention Program for Family Violence, and Lawyers for Children America. In 2002, Candice founded Maze Consulting, Inc. and spent a decade providing a variety of services to courts, agencies, and organizations serving children, youth and families involved with the child welfare system. She has authored numerous publications and presented locally and nationally improving practices, systems, and outcomes. Candice began her professional career as a child advocate in 1997 as a Staff Attorney for Miami’s Guardian ad Litem Program. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Philosophy and Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona.