Meet Candace Messer

Candace Messer

Candace Messer is a successful entrepreneur and active community volunteer. She runs her own business, Affordable Bookkeeping & Payroll, while also contributing to numerous community causes such as Walk with Sally, Networking Matters, and the American Business Women’s Association, where she works to raise funds for scholarships. She is also active in the Torrance Chamber of Commerce. Messer earned an associate degree from ECC and a bachelor’s degree in business management from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

El Camino College Olympians

1948 Olympics – London
Track and Field
George Stanich High Jump Won a Bronze Medal

1952 Olympics – Helsinki

Water Polo
Urho Saari Head Coach
Bill Dornblazer Player
Jim Norris Player
Harry Bisby Player
Bob Hughes Player

1964 Olympics – Tokyo

Keith Erickson Player

1984 Olympics – Los Angeles

Flora “Flo” Hyman Player Won a Silver Medal

1992 Olympics – Barcelona

Track and Field
Myra Mayberry 100 and 400 meters Representing Puerto Rico.

1996 Olympics – Atlanta

Track and Field
Sharette Garcia 800 meters Representing Belize
Myra Mayberry 100 and 200 meters Representing Puerto Rico.

Sprint Kayaking
Cliff Meidel Team Member

2000 Olympics – Sydney

Sprint Kayaking

Cliff Meidel Team Member and Team USA Flag Bearer