Stacie Hunt became President and CEO of Leadership Howard County in 2002. Together with staff, board and alumni, Stacie leads an organization dedicated to developing community leadership and positive impact through its signature Premier program and an active organization of alumni. She has an extensive background in the nonprofit sector, and a deep knowledge of community affairs and civic engagement.
Stacie completed the Leadership Premier program in 2002 as a manager for United Way, before becoming CEO later that year. A graduate of Auburn University, she received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration. Stacie is board member of the national Association of Leadership Programs, the Howard County Library Board of Trustees, The Horizon Foundation and chairs the University of Baltimore’s Certified Public Manager Program Advisory Board. She is a founding partner of the Board Bank, and belongs to numerous advisory groups that serve our community. In 2015 she was named to the Maryland Daily Record’s list of Top 100 Women and in 2016 she was awarded the SmartCEO Brava Award. In 2017 she was named to Howard County's Women's Hall of Fame for her longstanding service to mentoring women in their roles of community service.
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