Retail Strategies is a full-service advisory firm that works with municipalities to bring retail and restaurant businesses to the community. Lacy currently serves as President and formerly as COO. She has been involved in retail real estate since 2005. Her experience with The Shopping Center Group and the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce prior to joining Retail Strategies provides her with the insight to understand the connections needed from the public and private side of the conversation.
A graduate of Lipscomb University, she earned her B.S in Business Management. Beasley has served in volunteer roles with ICSC as At-Large member of the ICSC National Advisory Committee for P3 Retail, PAC Board, AL Government Relations Co-Chair, TN P3 Co-Chair, and Southeastern Conference Co-Chair. In 2018 Lacy was named to the “Top 40 under 40” by the Birmingham Business Journal, in 2019 included in the nationwide “Top 100 Influencers in Commercial Real Estate,” and listed as one of Birmingham’s “Eight emerging Influencers.” In 2020 BBJ named her and “Top 40 under 40 for the Decade”, “Who’s Who of Commercial Real Estate” and “Women to Watch”. Her articles have been published in Shopping Centers Today, Site Selection Magazine and AL Retail Federation. She has spoken on retail trends and best practices in retail recruitment at more than 200 events including across the US and Canada.
Lacy grew up in Roswell, NM and knows the secret to the alien landing.