Since joining CAFB in 2020, Stacia has led the Association’s pandemic response effort, resulting in the distribution of over half a billion pounds of fresh produce and shelf-stable foods and securing vital food, infrastructure, and human resources for food banks across the state. Stacia brings an extensive career leading public affairs, communications, emergency response, and charitable giving in the grocery industry. Most recently, the Executive Director of Communications & Public Affairs for The Save Mart Companies, Stacia spent most of her career at Albertsons, eventually serving as their Vice President of Public Affairs. Over the past 20 years, she has provided strategic communications counsel to several regional grocery chains, Kaiser Permanente, and the United Nations World Food Programme.
Stacia serves on the board of The Save Mart Companies C.A.R.E.S. Foundation. A Bay Area native, she holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Public Relations from Biola University.
Her favorite food? A toss-up between Swiss fondue and brussels sprouts.