Stacey Bailey is the director of communications and prizes at The Kavli Foundation. She is an experienced communications strategist who has worked as a partner and advisor to senior executives and employees at all levels to advance an organization’s mission and purpose. Stacey has held leadership positions at communications agencies and nonprofits and led award-winning programs and communications campaigns on behalf of organizations globally.
In her current role, Stacey sets the brand and communications strategy for the foundation and its areas of giving, oversees employee engagement and internal communications, and manages the team responsible for foundation and program events. She also collaborates with departments on communicating and rolling out foundation-wide projects and practices.
Previously, Stacey worked as a communications officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation where she managed leadership and employee communications and served as the communications strategist for its Science and Patient Care Programs. Prior to the Moore Foundation, Stacey worked at mid-sized global health communications agency, including living and working abroad in London and Tokyo. She is an experienced spokesperson, presenter and moderator, and has received several communications awards and honors for her work in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
Stacey is currently vice chair of Page Up, a division of the Arthur W. Page Society (an organization for chief communications officers), and a board member of ANGEL AID, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of families in the rare disease community. Stacey is a native Californian and received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles (Go BRUINS!). She loves being outside, enjoys hiking and standup paddle boarding, and looks forward to the day that she might have a small winery to live out an Italian-style life with friends and family in Santa Barbara.