Stacy Carlson of Tampa named president of Pinellas Education Foundation
Stacy Carlson has been selected to succeed Terry Boehm as president of the Pinellas Education Foundation.
Carlson, who was most recently the president and CEO of the Florida Philanthropic Network in Tampa, will take the reins in March 2017. The committee selected her after a seven-month long nationwide search.
Carlson launched her career in the nonprofit education industry across Tampa Bay at the HIllsborough Education Foundation, and has since worked for has worked for several Tampa-based advocacy and non-profit ventures. She served as vice president and program director of college and career readiness in Florida and Arizona for the Helios Education Foundation and the executive director of the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations in Tampa.
She has a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida, a master's degree in educational policy and management from Harvard University and a doctorate in philosophy, educational leadership and administration from the University of Florida.
"We believe that in Stacy, we have found the perfect candidate to succeed Terry as president,” said foundation chairman Gary Regoli in a statement. “Stacy is well-qualified to take on this important responsibility, and I believe her success in the nonprofit and education industry will help guarantee that the Pinellas Education Foundation will continue to deliver the best innovative solutions for our students and teachers in Pinellas County.”