Stephen M. Lacy

Executive Chairman at Meredith Corp.

Stephen M. Lacy

Stephen M. Lacy

Executive Chairman at Meredith Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Publishing Group of America, Inc.
Meredith Publishing Group
Johnson & Higgins

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2900

Primary Location

Des Moines, IA, United States

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1955 - Shawnee Mission, KS

Age

63

Number of Awards

3

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Meredith Corp.

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Vice Chairman, Board of Directors at Meredith Corp.

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Vice Chairman-Executive Committee at United Way of Central Iowa

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Chairman & Managing Director at illbruck GmbH

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at FBL Financial Group, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Great Western Bancorp, Inc. - South Dakota

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President & General Manager, Meredith Magazines-National Media Group at Meredith Corp.

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Chief Development Officer & General Counsel at Meredith Corp.

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Partner at Eaglepoint Advisors LLC

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Chief Financial & Accounting Officer at Meredith Corp.

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Former Director of Health Promotion Program at Central Iowa Hospital Corporation

IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE COMMUNITY THROUGH HEALING, CARING AND TEACHING.

Education
MBA
Class of 1977

The Kansas State University College of Business Administration is an accredited institution with a dynamic curriculum. Our programs are guided by business executives throughout the country, who advise our faculty on workforce needs. Our curriculum, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, is designed to challenge students and teach them team-building skills.

Bachelor's in Accounting
Class of 1976

Kansas State University, commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Kansas State is the oldest public university in the state of Kansas.It had a record high enrollment of 24,378 students for the Fall 2012 semester.Branch campuses are located in Salina and Olathe. Salina houses the College of Technology and Aviation. The Olathe Innovation Campus is the academic research presence within the Kansas Bioscience Park, where graduate students participate in research bioenergy, animal health, plant science and food safety and security.The university is classified as a research university with high research (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member
Current

Financial Executives International enhances member professional development through peer networking, career planning services, conferences, publications and special reports, and research. Its members include Chief Financial Officers, Vice Presidents of Finance, Treasurers, and Controllers. The company was founded in December 1931 and is headquartered in Morristown, NJ.

Career History
Executive Chairman
1998 - Current

Meredith Corp. engages in the media and marketing activities. It operates through the Local Media and National Media segments. The Local Media segment includes television stations. It also has websites, mobile-optimized websites, and mobile applications. The National Media segment consists of national consumer media brands delivered via multiple media platforms including print magazines and digital and mobile media, brand licensing activities, database-related activities, and business-to-business marketing products and services. The company was founded by Edwin Thomas Meredith in 1902 and is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.

President
2000 - 2004

Publishing Group of America, Inc. offers multimedia publishing services. Its brands include Relish, Spry, American Profile, Smarty Cents, Daily Parent, PGOA Studios and Blogger Next Door. It offers America’s food, health, parenting, finance and entertainment content within engaging online, social, blogging, video, tablet and mobile platforms. The company was founded by Lee Daniel Hammond, Steve Young and Stephen C. Duggan in 1999 and is headquartered in Mercer Island, WA.

President
2000 - 2004

The Meredith Publishing Group, the country’s foremost home and family authority, features 17 magazine brands, including Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies’ Home Journal and American Baby, and more than 160 special interest publications. Meredith owns 12 television stations, including properties in top-20 markets such as Atlanta and Phoenix.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in banking services. Through its subsidiary, it offers personal savings and checking accounts, credit cards, loans, agribusiness lending and loans, business deposits, and cash management services. The company was founded in July 2014 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD.

Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Great Western Bank operates as a financial services organization that provides a comprehensive and integrated financial products and services. It provides products including certificates of deposit, checking, credit cards, home mortgages, loans, mobile banking, online banking and financial solutions. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD.

Member, Board of Directors
2011 - Current

Our founder, George A. Hormel held a strong commitment to quality, which was based on providing his customers a superior product that would keep them coming back for more. This vision is kept alive with products that retain the quality and flavor of the first products he offered. Today, our innovative products are a flavorful part of breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and party solutions—all created with convenience in mind to accommodate the busy schedule of you and your family. From the beginning, George was concerned about waste and cleanliness in the process of making great food products. In keeping with his high standards, Hormel Foods has been recognized for quality, safety and employee training. As a responsible steward of the environment, we have set goals to reduce the impact we have on the environment we all share. In addition,Hormel Foods is active through the Hormel Foods Charitable Trust, which focuses its community giving on education, hunger and health. We invite you to become more familiar with the diverse array of wholesome and great-tasting foods that are part of the Hormel brand—as relevant, delicious and high-quality as ever.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Chairman
Current

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines operates as a non-profit organization which engages in promoting charitable giving and providing leadership on important community issues. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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$1,000 - $2,499
2014
$1M
2013

The Kansas State University College of Business Administration is an accredited institution with a dynamic curriculum. Our programs are guided by business executives throughout the country, who advise our faculty on workforce needs. Our curriculum, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, is designed to challenge students and teach them team-building skills.

$2,500 - $4,999
2013
Political Donations
$2,500
2012
$1,000
2009

Senator from Iowa

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Meredith Corp. purchases Bertelsmann AG /4 Magazines from Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Gruner & Jahr USA Publishing Co.

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Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans - Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Outstanding Philanthropist
Events
Speaker
Westin New York at Times Square-New York, NY
2013 UBS Global Media and Communications Conference

Speaker
One South County Road-Palm Beach, FL
2012 Deutsche Media & Telecommunications Conference

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