About Stacey

Stacey Chavis Headshot (2013)

As a political strategist and leadership trainer, Stacey Chavis prepares leaders for careers in politics and public service. “Public service is a way to work toward the greater good in our community. My goal is to use my collective experience in public service to inspire the next generation of public servants to take America forward.”

Stacey Chavis is the Founder of Campaigns Academy. She trains leaders to serve in elected or appointed office and serve in leadership positions for political candidates and campaigns. She also advises local, state and federal candidates for elected office ranging from School Board to Congress.

Stacey built her expertise in politics, public service and political leadership training through the years serving as the Southern Regional Director for the White House Project, Deputy Finance Director for the Democratic Party of Georgia, Finance Director for Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA 4th), Constituent Services Representative for former Congresswoman Denise Majette (D-GA 4th). She uses her knowledge and expertise to train thousands of leaders for careers in politics and public service.

In the community, Stacey serves on the United Way of Greater Atlanta, Johnnetta B Cole Women’s Leadership Cabinet; United Way of Greater Atlanta, Public Policy Committee and National Alumni Board of Oglethorpe University.

Stacey is a fellow with the Truman National Security Project and the New Leaders Council.

Most recently, Stacey received the Rising Star Award from the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) for her work in educating our community about the real and present dangers of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children. She joined the Junior League of Atlanta three years ago and has become an advocate against the commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking in Atlanta.

In the Junior League of Atlanta, Stacey serves Vice President for Advocacy and Initiatives. She served previously as Political Affairs Committee Chair and for two years on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Committee. Stacey was awarded the ROSE award for her commitment and service to the Junior League of Atlanta.

In 2012, Stacey was featured on the cover of the Atlanta Tribune Magazine on the Young Executive May issue. She was honored as one of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Women of Influence’ by the Atlanta Business League and “Power 30 Under Power” by Apex Society and received the “Rising Star” award from the Young and Powerful organization.  

A native of Mauldin, South Carolina, Stacey graduated with B.A. in Psychology with Politics minor from Oglethorpe University and from the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University.

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