Candance Johnson

A dedicated and driven leader, Candace always focuses on running the day and not letting the day run her. As the Vice President, Investment Management for Sage Investments, she oversees the investment strategy and financing activities for properties in which Sage holds equity while working closely with our partners, lenders and internal stakeholders. 

Her career in hospitality has centered around strategic planning, real estate investment,  and operational analysis to support durable growth across a wide range of properties and portfolios. Prior to joining us, she was the Vice President, Feasibility & Analytics for Benchmark, Pyramid Luxury & Lifestyle, as well as the  Vice President of Performance Optimization for Two Roads Hospitality. She also spent over 11 years at Destination Hotels and Resorts as the Vice President of both Performance Optimization and Asset Management. She started her career in the real estate advisory realm at Ernst & Young and HVS International.  

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and a Master’s in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. Candace is a member of the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s ForWard initiative, where she works to elevate women in hospitality. 


Sage Investments


Vice President of Investment Management

Joined Sage



AH&LA ForWard, Children’s Hospital of Colorado

Personal Motto

Run the Day. Don’t Let the Day Run You.