Stacey received a B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1981 and is a 1993 graduate of Cannon Financial Institute in Advanced Trust Investments. He has served on the Board of Governors for the Country Club of Jackson, the Board of Directors of the Association of Trust Organizations, the Board of Directors for the Madison County Foundation and the Advisory Council of SEI of Oaks, Pennsylvania. Stacey is a past president of the Board of Directors of the Gateway Rescue Mission, a past member of the University of Mississippi Philanthropy Advisory Council, the Investment Policy Board of the General H. Louis Wilson Fund of Millsaps College, and the Estate Planning Council of Mississippi. He has also served on the Belhaven College Foundation Estate Planning Advisory Council, the Millsaps College Estate Planning Council and the Board of Advisors of the Metro Business Chronicle.
Stacey currently serves as President of the Lost Rabbit Urban Renewal District Board of Commissioners and is on the Advisory Board of the Madison County Business League & Foundation. In 2013, the Mississippi Business Journal selected Stacey as one of Mississippi's "Leaders in Finance".
Prior to founding Pinnacle Trust in 1997, he served as Chief Investment Officer for a regional financial institution with responsibility for approximately $1 billion under investment management. He has more than 34 years of experience as an investment professional. Stacey is the Executive Producer of the Mind on My Money podcast, one of the most downloaded personal finance podcast in the Deep South.