Originally from Southern California, she graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught first grade in the Jordan School District until she, and her husband, Randy, moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where they lived for 27 years and raised their children. Stacey was the Orchestra Manager for the Phoenix Youth Symphony for 10 years and continues as their webmaster. She was the Orchestra Manager for the Lyceum Orchestra Program for two years. Stacey also serves on the Arizona Musicfest Scholarship Committee. She spent many years volunteering on various boards including Parent Teacher Organizations, Site Councils, North Central Parenting Group, and Arizona Orchestra Association. She and Randy moved to Sandy, Utah in July 2014. They have three married children and two adorable grandsons.