Lacey Young
Senior Consultant

Lacey serves as a Mission Advancement Senior Consultant, working hands on with client organizations to grow both annual and capital funds. As part of the DFW region, Lacey has helped raised millions of dollars in annual, major gift, and capital campaign funds for a variety of faith-based and social service organizations. With empathy and energy, Lacey values cultivating relationships with organizations while helping strategically align their donors’ passions to advance each organization’s mission.

Her experience prior to joining the Mission Advancement team includes over 10 years of fundraising experience across multiple spaces, including private independent schools, health care and social service organizations, and national nonprofit organizations. Lacey has managed a variety of annual appeals and capital campaigns, as well as marketing and communications elements of a development office. Trained at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy: Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and Independent School Management, she is a certified International Advancement Professional reflecting her dedication to her profession and desire to continually improve her skills.

A native Texan with early ambitions for Broadway, Lacey began her undergraduate studies as a theatre major at St. Edwards University in Austin and earned her B.A. in Business Administration from the University of North Texas. Lacey lives in Dallas, Texas, is active in her local church, and is engaged in various professional and community volunteer organizations. Lacey enjoys live theatre and all performing arts, traveling, her two rescue dogs Blanche and George Harrison, and spending time with family and friends.