Edward J. Kelly, III Chairman, Institutional Clients Group

Candida "Candi" P. Wolff

Executive Vice President

Global Government Affairs

    Candida "Candi" P. Wolff is Citigroup's Executive Vice President and Head of Global Government Affairs. She is responsible for the company's government affairs globally, including U.S. Federal and State government relations and international government relations.
     
    Ms. Wolff has more than 20 years of government relations experience in key public and private sector positions. Most notably from January 2005 to December 2007, Ms. Wolff served in the White House as the Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs. As President George W. Bush's principal liaison to Congress, Ms. Wolff had the primary responsibility for formulating and advocating the President's agenda in Congress. She advised the President and his cabinet on legislative strategy regarding economic, domestic, international and national security issues.
     
    Ms. Wolff also worked for Vice President Cheney as his head of legislative affairs, and she worked for eight years in the U.S. Senate serving in senior staff positions in the Republican Leadership and as tax counsel to former Senator Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming.
     
    Prior to joining Citigroup in May 2011, Ms. Wolff was a partner in the Legislative and Policy Practice at the law firm of Hogan Lovells where she represented clients in legislative matters before the Congress and the Administration. Ms. Wolff's private-sector experience also includes time as a partner at Washington Council Ernst & Young, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm, and as an Associate in the Public Policy and Law section of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm.
     
    Ms. Wolff was named by National Journal as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Women in Washington in 2012. That same year, Ms. Wolff was also named a "Woman to Watch" in banking by the American Banker Magazine.
     
    Ms. Wolff serves on the Board of Trustees for the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the Advocacy Network Board of the Bipartisan Policy Center. She is chairing the 2013 Easter Seals Greater-Washington Baltimore Region Advocacy Dinner.
     
    Ms. Wolff earned her B.A in mathematics and political science from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.