Chief Executive Officer: Candace Smith
Candace Smith is the C.E.O. for the W.I.N. Project. 

Candace Smith attended the University of Dayton on a full academic scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Communications.  During this time, she successfully produced City-wide events, created a crime prevention program for high school students for the City of Dayton Police Department and completed a Communications and Marketing program at the University of London.  Candace received a merit scholarship to attend Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois.  While studying at Northwestern University School of Law, she volunteered for an outreach program in the juvenile detention center and traveled to Cuba as a group leader for a research project studying the effects of the dual economy on tourism.  Upon graduation, Candace was admitted to the Ohio Bar and practiced commercial real estate for the largest law firm in Ohio.  While working full-time as an attorney Candace won the title of Miss Ohio USA 2003.  As Miss Ohio USA, Candace dedicated her time to several charities including the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Artemis House (women’s shelter) and the USO.  Candace relocated to Los Angeles to pursue modeling and acting, appearing in TV, film and several national print and commercial campaigns.  During this time, she continued to produce events and provide consulting services.   In 2006, Candace accepted the position as Festival Manager for the Turks and Caicos International Film Festival, overseeing all aspects of the Festival including marketing, sponsorship, budget, event production and film acquisition.   Candace held this position for two years before joining the W.I.N. Project in 2008.  It is Candace Smith’s varied education and expertise as a lawyer, philanthropist, film festival manager, producer, speaker and consultant that will undoubtedly bring value to your project.

Director of Marketing & Internet Projects: Henry Ramsey

Henry is the Director of Marketing & Internet Projects for the W.I.N. Project. 

Henry Ramsey graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a concentration in English.  While attending Bucknell University, Henry participated in several organizations, played football, ran track and volunteered for the Clinton campaign.  Upon graduating, Henry accepted a buyer position with the MAY Company which consisted of selecting, marketing and advertising MAY Company’s lines.  Henry went on to accept several account executive positions with Fortune 500 companies including AT&T Panasonic, and First Data Corporation.  During this time he also operated a successful marine services company in which he supervised a staff of 15 with operations in the greater South East Maryland and Northern Virginia areas.  Henry and the staff serviced marine vessels of all sizes at most of the elite marinas in both states.

In addition to Henry’s extensive management and marketing experience, he has also produced and co-produced several exclusive red carpet events domestically and internationally.  Henry has produced events for impressive individuals and organizations such as What A Pair, Bentley Beverly Hills, the government of Turks and Caicos, the Mondrian, Elevee concierge service and the NBA.  In 2002 Henry created HRI, which is a private marketing and consulting firm.  HRI permitted him to service the marketing and Internet needs of various clients including models, actresses, professional athletes, charitable organizations, retail companies, industrial suppliers and more.  As a consultant with vast experience in marketing, he has proven valuable in multiple sectors.  In 2008 Henry partnered with exceptional colleagues of various industries to conceive the W.I.N. Project or What I Needed.  As the C.E.O. and Director of Marketing and Internet Projects, Henry will ensure all clients are provided with services tailored to their needs regardless of the industry.

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