Stacy Wright Malone

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Stacy has significant marketing and advertising experience inclusive of over 20 years running media agencies and their key accounts. During her tenure at UM Worldwide, the largest Media Agency within the IPG network, Stacy served in a variety of capacities. This ranged from the chief operating officer for the US to the managing director of the San Francisco office overseeing a team of more than 100 employees. Stacy also led the global Microsoft account across 40 countries and $1B in Media investment. Under her leadership, UM received the highest score in the Agency Performance Assessment for five consecutive years and ‘Vendor of the Year’ honors for 2 years from a pool of over 30,000 companies. Before coming to UM, Stacy was a member of the founding team for a cutting-edge digital agency in San Francisco (Exile on 7th) that was eventually acquired by

Stacy has won numerous awards, including top honors at the Festival of Media, and has also had her work shortlisted at Cannes. Stacy currently works in marketing at a Fortune 50 company and also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Orfalea College of Business for her alma mater, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, BS in Marketing

Awards & Distinctions

  • Top Rising Star Award, Media Magazine

  • Employee of the Year, UM Worldwide