Candace Leuck, CPA

Candace Leuck is president of Athena Finance Group, which works with clients to develop custom solutions and implement strategies to expand the opportunities of businesses and other organizations. Athena Finance Group specializes in solving solvency problems, implementing mergers, providing valuation expertise, and strategic planning.


Ms. Leuck spends much of her time developing custom solutions for clients and then educating those designated to implement strategies. This is accomplished through a cooperative working relationship with clients and is based on solid strategy, thereby expanding client opportunities. Ms. Leuck has 25 years of professional experience, including 8 years in public practice. In 2006, she formed Athena Finance Group to partner with clients to solve problems, identify opportunities, and implement solutions.


Ms. Leuck earned her Master of Professional Accountancy (Audit Emphasis) from Clemson University in 1988. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the AICPA and the SC Association of CPAs. She currently serves as a lecturer at Clemson University’s School of Accountancy and Legal Studies.


A native of South Carolina, Candace spends her time professionally in upstate South Carolina as both a consultant and educator. She is married with two adult children. In her spare time she shoots sporting clays and is currently working on her pilot’s license.