About the Founder
Stacy has spent nearly 25 years catalyzing corporate and professional growth. At the beginning of her corporate career, she joined a consulting firm building electronic performance support systems for Fortune 500 companies. After leading the first multinational initiatives blending technology and training at Xerox Corporation, Stacy directed Pepperdine University’s IT Business Center.
In 2003, Stacy founded The Degania Group to position companies for growth, sale, and investment. Through this venture, she provides value to a range of emerging and established ventures, collaborating as a visionary, strategist, and future-oriented change agent.
Since 2011, Stacy has been a training partner and instructor for the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative at Rutgers Business School, working with business owners on growth strategies. For nearly a decade, she educated entrepreneurs and corporate leaders at NYU and prior to that, in Pepperdine University’s MBA program. As a member of the Advisory Panel for the AICPA’s Startup Accelerator, she guides emerging ventures shaping the future of the accounting industry.
Stacy served on the board of her town’s Economic Development Corporation, volunteered as an EMT with her local ambulance unit, and was a member of the gala committee for the Young Survival Coalition. In recent years, her focus has migrated to elementary and secondary education.
Stacy was honored as one of the 2010 NJBIZ Forty Under 40 for her commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and the community. More recently, she was featured in Molly Lavik’s book, Going Supernova: The Bold Paths of 101 Superachievers.
Currently, she is developing the Disruptive Diva™, a business and technology matchmaker.