Candace Kollas

Candace Kollas

Sr. Board Member

Candace M. Kollas is the President of Workable Options, an Atlanta-based Consulting firm that specializes in delivering concrete new solutions to today’s toughest HR and Employment-law-related challenges. Ms. Kollas has represented corporate, governmental, and individual clients in all aspects of employment litigation, mediation, and training for over 10 years and is passionate about positively impacting companies and their employee population.

Prior to founding Workable Options, Ms. Kollas practiced Labor and Employment Law for law firms in Georgia as well as with the Employment Division of the Office of the Florida Attorney General. As a practicing attorney, Ms. Kollas specialized in litigating employment discrimination cases. She is an expert in workplace issues, is authorized by the Federal Government to investigate all aspects of Federal EEO complaints and has conducted over 200 workplace investigations. Ms. Kollas frequently conducts on-site training for employers, including her prominent “boot camp” for new managers.

Among Ms. Kollas’ many workplace-transformation achievements, she she assisted Coca-Cola enterprises in the development of its integrated conflict management systems, and was the Master Trainer for the Nationwide implementation of that system. Ms. Kollas has been published on the subject of Integrated Conflict Management Systems, was a professor at a local Atlanta college, and is a nationally renowned speaker.