Lacy is the President of Retail Strategies and 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 provide 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 a degree in marketing and management. Beasley has served on committees with CCIM, EDAA, and multiple ICSC planning committees. In 2018 Lacy was named to the “Top 40 under 40” and “Top 40 Under 40 for the Decade” by the Birmingham Business Journal, included in the nationwide “Top 100 influencers in Commercial Real Estate,” and listed as one of Birmingham’s “Eight emerging Influencers.”
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 75 events including ICSC, American Association of Retirement Communities, American Public Power Association, Tennessee Valley Authority, ElectriCities of NC, Georgia Power, Southeastern Economic Development Council and state-wide economic development and municipal associations in Canada, AZ, LA, OK, TX, TN, AL, NM, MS, KY and GA.
Lacy grew up in Roswell, NM and knows the secret to the alien landing theory.