Managing Director, Operations
Stacey has more than 20 years of legal, advocacy, analysis, and PAC management experience.
Prior to joining E&K, Stacey served as the senior manager/assistant government relations counsel at SmithBucklin Corporation, where she developed advocacy messages and action plans to help a variety of organizations, coalitions, and campaigns navigate the regulatory and legislative process. She also created a PAC management practice at SmithBucklin to assist association clients with all aspects of successfully managing their PACs, including developing PAC solicitation and communication strategies, creating governance structures, designing compliance systems, working with volunteer leaders, and serving as PAC director. Previously, Stacey served as director of special projects at the National Association of State Aviation Officials and as supervisor of the regulatory department for a pioneering online legislative and regulatory tracking service. She also served two terms as an elected, nonpartisan local commissioner in Washington, D.C., and has provided pro bono assistance to local nonprofit organizations.
Stacey earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, a Master of Arts from The George Washington University and a Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. She is admitted to the Bars of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the Supreme Court of the United States.