Stacey Strongarone

Stacey Strongarone is vice president and chief of staff. She is a member of Vera’s leadership team and serves as the operational manager of Vera’s executive office. She also manages the implementation of Vera’s 2020-2023 strategic plan. Stacey joined Vera in 2006. From 2018-2020, she was director of Vera’s California office, overseeing all aspects of program development and operations in California. She served as deputy director of the Center on Immigration and Justice from 2006-2018, managing programs related to access to counsel for people in immigration detention.

She has also been a member of the Liberty Hill Foundation's Community Funding Board and Change L.A. host committee, and she has received her coaching certification from Coaching for Transformation.

Before coming to Vera, Stacey worked on community outreach and education projects with La Raza Centro Legal and the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in San Francisco and The Center for Community Problem Solving at NYU. She received her BA from the College of the Holy Cross and her JD from New York University School of Law.