Director and Treasurer
Marla Dicandia joined Fleishman-Hillard in 2008 as the corporate financial liaison for the Central and Southwest regions and Canada. Currently, she fills the role of chief operating officer for the Central Region, supporting the St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City and Minneapolis offices.
Marla has worked more than 20 years in finance and accounting. Before joining Fleishman-Hillard, Marla led outsourcing operations for IKON in Missouri and Illinois. She joined IKON after 11 years in CFO and financial leadership roles in not-for-profit, technology and professional services organizations. Marla began her career at Arthur Andersen & Co. in St. Louis, where she gained experience in the audit and tax departments.
Marla is a certified public accountant and her achievements on the May 1987 Uniform CPA examination earned her a national Elijah Watts Sells award and the Silver Medal from the State of Missouri. She graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy and a minor in music.
In 2012 Marla joined the Board as Director and was subsequently elected to Treasurer.