Stacy Wells is the Director of Communications for Mankato Area Public Schools. She is a dedicated educator and equity thought leader with various professional experiences, including leadership in the public and private sector, higher education faculty, and consultant. She has over twenty years of training and facilitation experience. Her areas of specialty include leadership development and coaching embedded in cultural competence, organizational alignment with DEI strategies, community development to advance racial justice, and teacher preparation.
Stacy is the co-founder of Love & Struggle, LLC., a consulting collaborative that offers various services to assist organizations in embedding equity and creating racially just environments. She co-authored the Write on Race to be Right on Race Resource Journaling Guide and the companion effort.
Stacy earned her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Drake University and an M.A. in Education Leadership from the University of St. Thomas. She lives with her family in Bloomington, MN.
Stacy was appointed to the Mankato Area Foundation Board of Directors in 2021.