Stacia Gillam is McKinley’s Chief Strategy Officer overseeing the firm’s strategic planning, sales and marketing, and communications activities across all business units. She is a member of the firm’s executive team and reports directly to CEO Rob Gillam. As CSO, Stacia writes the firm’s strategic plan, develops and implements all the firm’s messaging and materials, and leads the firm’s sales and business development efforts. Prior to joining McKinley, Stacia was the Vice President of Client Service at Nerland Agency/Worldwide Partners. She spent 20 years on the agency management team while developing communications strategies and managing global brands for clients across a variety of industries. Prior to this, Stacia worked in Public Relations and Marketing for Hilton Hotels, and as the Director of Marketing for Kennedy Group. Stacia is a graduate of Hamburger University and recipient of McDonald’s first place national award for local marketing strategy. She is the Chair of the Board of Alaska Glacier Products, LLC and a Covenant House Alaska Capital Campaign board member. Stacia lives in Anchorage with her husband Rob and two teenagers. She enjoys music, cooking, and foraging in the Alaska wilderness.