Stacy joined Global Lyme Alliance in May 2018. As Director of Development, she works closely with the CEO to raise vital funds for GLA through major gifts and individual support. Stacy’s responsibilities include business development, building and growing philanthropic relationships, and implementing financial strategies for the organization.
Stacy comes to GLA with extensive academic major gift and development experience most recently as Associate Dean at Northeastern University and prior to that with the University of Connecticut Foundation. She also has extensive for-profit experience in the banking industry specifically with trust and estates, planned giving and business development with high net-worth clients. Previously she worked as a Trust Officer with First Union National Bank in Greenwich, CT, Vice President, Business Development Officer at Putnam Trust/Bank of New York in Greenwich and Bank of America, and as Regional Director of Major Gifts for the March of Dimes.
She holds a B.A. degree in from Tulane and a J.D. from the City University of New York Law School. Stacy was admitted to both the New York and Connecticut Bar Associations but is not currently practicing.
Contact Stacy: Stacy.Velarde@GLA.org or 203-921-7572.