Michelle Stacy

Michelle Stacy will present "Cultivating Leadership" at the James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics on Feb. 25 at The College of Wooster. 


Consumer Business Expert to Speak at Wilson Lecture in Business Economics

Michelle Stacy will present “Cultivating Leadership” on Feb. 25, at The College of Wooster

02 February, 2015 by John Finn

WOOSTER, Ohio — Michelle Stacy, former president of Keurig, Inc. and former vice president and general manager with Gillette/P&G, will present "Cultivating Leadership" at the next James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at The College of Wooster. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Governance Room of the Scot Center (1267 Beall Ave.).

Stacy has a wealth of experience in leading consumer businesses and building global brands. During her five-year tenure at Keurig (formerly Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.), the company's revenue grew from $493 million to $4.3 billion. Prior to that, she was the managing partner of Archpoint Consulting for one year, and before that a senior executive in marketing and global business management with The Gillette Company for more than 20 years. She also held positions at Parker Brothers, Clairol, and Richardson-Vicks.

Stacy sits on the Board of Directors of iRobot, Tervis Tumbler Company, and Young Innovations Inc. In addition, she is a director/advisor to The Cambridge Group (an AC Nielson Company) and a professional speaker on leadership, innovation, and growth. She holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

The James R. Wilson Lecture Series in Business Economics brings business and financial leaders to Wooster's campus to share their insights with students, faculty, and the broader community. The series is supported by the James R. Wilson Fund for Business Economics, which was established in 2001 through a gift from James R. and Linda R. Wilson. Previous speakers in the Wilson Lecture Series include Howard Putnam, CEO of Southwest Airlines; Donald Kohn, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve; John Allison, Chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation; Marshall Larsen, CEO of Goodrich; and Craig Barrett, CEO of Intel.

Additional information about the lecture is available by phone (330-263-2302) or e-mail.