Stacey launched True North Philanthropy to help families better align their actions and their intentions.
She has committed herself to community and philanthropy throughout her career. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Human Development from Boston College, she served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and then earned her master’s degree in School Leadership from Harvard University. She worked in advertising at The Wall Street Journal before transferring to the education sector, co-founding a full-scholarship Jesuit school for at-risk youth in Chicago. After moving to Tacoma in 2005, Stacey served as the founding Executive Director of the Make the Dash Count Foundation, Director of Admissions and Development for Annie Wright Schools, and Philanthropy Director at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts.
Stacey is passionate about activating philanthropy in her community. She founded South Sound 100 Women and is a founding member of Women Investing in Tacoma. She is also a mentor for the American Lung Association’s Climb for Clean Air. Last fall she spearheaded the #GiveLiketheMountainisOut and #GivingTuesdaySouthSound Campaigns to inspire participation in #GivingTuesday throughout the South Sound.
Committed to lifelong learning, Stacey is 21/64 Certified Advisor and is currently earning her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) certification through the American College of Financial Services. She is also a guest lecturer in the University of Washington Tacoma’s Fundraising Management Certificate Program.
Stacey enjoys hiking, running, traveling and exploring the outdoors with her husband and two sons.