Stacie was born in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Tigard, and attended Tigard High School. Stacie attended the University of Oregon & graduated with a degree in Education, specializing in prevention of gang & youth violence. During college she lead bible studies with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship & was on Staff helping lead youth at her local Church. This is where her career investing in youth started.
After college she moved to Los Angeles, California for training with Servant Partners serving the inner city of South Central's urban poor. For seven years she worked at a drop in youth facility, helped plant a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic church, & lead on the church's youth ministry staff.
Stacie & her Husband Juan are currently now living in NE Portland mentoring youth from the Parkrose Area with Youth Dynamics.