Stacia Pelletier, Consulting Vice President, brings 20 years of experience in higher education, academic executive administration, and academic medicine fundraising to GG+A. Currently the chief writer to the president of Emory University, Stacia offers a unique perspective at the intersection of strategic communications, executive positioning, and academic medicine.
Prior to moving to the president’s office, she served as senior director of development for brain health and the neurosciences within Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center. There she managed a team of 8-10 that consistently exceeded its year-to-year major gift goals. She solicited and closed gifts including in the $1-million to $15-million range across Emory’s health care and medicine operations.
Stacia brings a uniquely relational perspective to her work. An experienced teacher and collaborator, she holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Emory University in the history of religion and has taught courses at several universities. An accomplished and nationally recognized novelist, Stacia is the author of Accidents of Providence and The Half Wives. She understands that the most successful fundraising programs rely on creativity and innovation to differentiate themselves from others, and she knows that building programs that can incorporate creativity requires authentic relationships forged over time and with respect and candor.
Stacia lives in the north Georgia mountains with her husband and is actively engaged in environmental and conservationist efforts in the Appalachian region.