Life came at Candice Eberhardt fast in 2020. In July, the woman who opened her own real estate firm in 2012 traveled to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for a six-hour procedure to remove an invasive, but benign, brain tumor. Four months off and a strong will to recover had her back in late 2020. Eberhardt proudly says she has now made a 100% recovery.
You are the president-elect of the Akron-Cleveland Association of Realtors and will be the first minority president in 2022. What does that mean to you?
I honestly can’t believe it’s happening. For so long, it seemed very far off. I’m extremely excited, but also extremely nervous because I want to make everyone proud. Two things that reassure me are knowing I have a great support system and that I’m surrounded by people who genuinely care.
Can your example inspire others?
I didn’t do it for the “wow” factor, but that’s what I’ve heard quite often: “Wow, you’re making history.” And yes, I am making…