After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology with a minor in Political Science, Stacey first began a career in law enforcement by working as an Investigative Specialist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was first located in San Francisco, CA and later in Memphis, TN.
In 2010, she returned to her home state of Colorado to begin her career in Compliance and AML at Western Union. She held various roles working in consumer analysis, in the Financial Intelligence Unit, in the creation of business rules and country risk analysis, and in internal testing. Stacey received her CAMS designation in 2012.
Since January 2019, she has worked as an Associate Director in Financial Crime Prevention Quality Assurance for UBS in Nashville, TN.