Stacey has 20 years of experience in computing technologies, systems and software design and system security accreditation. In her role as Vice President of KUITY Corp, Stacey leads business development, client engagement activities and strategic technology pursuits. Prior to joining KUITY, Stacey held roles in both engineering and executive leadership defining and directing the development of advanced computing systems primarily supporting United States (US) Department of Defense (DoD) and foreign nation military requirements for command and control, situational awareness, secure information sharing and real-time digital signal processing.
Concurrent to her position as VP of KUITY, she provides direct support to the US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (PEOC4I) as an information assurance subject matter expert for the integration of US Navy applications onto tactical networks. Stacey engages with engineers, policy makers and program offices to achieve continuity and successful development and implementation of new security directives and processes. These directives and processes include application integration security concept of operations (CONOPS) and US Navy mandates for achieving security accreditation for both legacy and next generation networks and infrastructure.
Previously, Stacey led the System Engineering and Integration Operation at Information Systems Laboratories (ISL). As the VP and General Manager for ISL, she led the execution of system development for state-of-the-art undersea acoustic intercept and ranging technology for US and foreign Navies. She successfully expanded the technology focus for the organization to include US DoD contracts for cyber security and information assurance technology development.
Prior to ISL, Stacey served in business leadership, program management and senior engineering capacities for a number of small businesses focused on encryption technologies, multi-level security systems and secure dynamic architectures. She leveraged her technical expertise and leadership capacity to build teams, establish and accomplish development goals. She has managed the full cycle of technology development from concept through design, development, testing and fielding.
In an academic capacity, Stacey began her career at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) as a deep ocean Chemist supporting ocean research and the development of specialized analytic equipment and processing systems. She received Recognition of Excellence Awards from SIO as well as an Antarctic Service Medal from the United States Antarctic Program/Department of the Navy.
Stacey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Arizona State University, and her Master of Science degree in Oceanography from Oregon State University. She currently holds an (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential.