Stacy Robin is a catalyst for change. She founded The Degania Group in 2003 to position emerging and established companies for growth, sale and investment. Over the past 15 years she has educated entrepreneurs and corporate leaders at NYU, Rutgers University and Pepperdine University on launching and managing their ventures. She has designed and delivered professional development programs for the private sector and industry conferences, while her advice has been published in a variety of media outlets. In 2010, Stacy was named one of NJBIZ’s Forty under 40; more recently, she was featured in Molly Lavik’s book, Going Supernova (2014).
Early in her career, Stacy spent time in various consulting roles developing electronic performance support systems and training programs supporting corporate goals and initiatives at Fortune 500 companies. Later, at Xerox Corporation, Stacy managed multinational development teams and workgroups for Global Knowledge and Language Services. She also served as a Director of Information Technology at Pepperdine University, completing a multi-department reorganization and re-established profitability for operations previously recording losses.
An active volunteer with the Young Survival Coalition for the past decade, Stacy participates in the organization’s annual benefit committee. Previously she was on the board of her local Economic Development Corporation and an EMT for her town’s ambulance unit.
Stacy holds a BA in Language and Communication from the University of Michigan, where she served as a tutor for the English Composition Board and was involved in piloting its first on-line writing lab. At the same time, Stacy was published for her work designing and running debate clubs for inmates in Detroit correctional facilities. She also developed writing workshops for a local jail and a drama therapy program for juvenile offenders.
While earning her MA in Communication Management from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California, Stacy spent time in Europe meeting with executives at multinational corporations, discussing organizational and corporate issues across cultures and nations.
During the completion of her MBA in Business Management from Pepperdine University, Stacy also gained certification in Dispute Resolution from the School of Law. While in the program, she mediated litigated disputes in the Santa Monica, California courts.