Lacie West is the Director of Development and Communications for College Access Now (CAN). She leads all aspects of CAN’s marketing and fundraising efforts, including primary support for the Executive Director and Board of Directors in their major gifts efforts. Lacie also provides strategic leadership, planning, analysis, and recommendations as a key member of the organization’s Leadership Team.
Prior to CAN, Lacie served as the Area Development Director for UNCF (United Negro College Fund) for seven years. She was responsible for all fundraising and outreach efforts in the Pacific Northwest Region. During her tenure, the UNCF Pacific NW office raised over $15 million dollars and supported over 5,000 UNCF local students and scholarship recipients.
Lacie graduated in 2003 from the University of Washington Foster School of Business with her BA in Business Administration and a minor in Communications. She is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. As a Seattle native, Lacie is heavily involved with several local community organizations through her service as a volunteer, board member and committee member. She enjoys sports and is an active tennis player.