Stacy’s father was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in the summer of 2012, and is struck that even as his balance worsens, his optimism is unwavering.
His positive outlook has motivated Stacy to find the best way to support the search for a cure.
Stacy is convinced that by joining the Board of MS Hope that she has been presented with the opportunity to do more than just wish she could help her dad. She looks forward to dedicating her time, energy and enthusiasm to make a difference.
Stacy graduated with a BSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics. In her pre-mom life, she worked in television news and as the director of marketing for a designer shoe company.
She is now a full time mom and volunteer. Stacy co-chairs the JCP (Jewish Community Project) Tzedakah Sunday program, arranging community service opportunities for the children and families of the organization and also co-chaired two previous JCP annual benefits. In addition, she served on the host committee for the Elyse Walker Pink Party, a Los Angeles-based event supporting the Cedars-Sinai Womens Cancer Research Center. The Pink Party raised more than $10 million for the hospital during the past 10 years. Stacy is also on the host committee of the Change for Kids Super Chefs event.
Stacy moved back to New York from London six years ago and currently lives in Tribeca with her husband, Jonathan, their two sons, Braden (6th grade) and Evan (2nd grade), and their two dogs.