A native of central Missouri, Stacy Burks has a passion for helping people find answers to problems, connecting them to resources, and strengthening communities. As Executive Director for the American Red Cross of Southern Missouri, Stacy is responsible for building and managing community partnerships, fund development, and working with the local board of directors. She provides chapter leadership and ensures that the mission of the Red Cross is effectively delivered throughout the 25 counties in southern Missouri.
Stacy began her career with the Red Cross in 2015 after working for the United States Senate for 15 years. She currently serves as the state relations representative for the Red Cross in Missouri working as a liaison to the Governor’s office for all lines of business.
A graduate of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, Stacy has also completed additional course work at Missouri State University. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and is an alumni member of Leadership Springfield and Leadership Missouri. She and her husband, Steve, live near Springfield and have three children.