Name: Trudi M. Lacey
Leadership Charlotte (LC) Class: 30
Title/Company: Owner, Lacey and Company, LLC; Coaching for Optimal Performance
Hometown: Clifton Forge, Va.
Education: BA, Business Management, and Master of Education from North Carolina State University, Certified Executive Coach, Coaches Training Institute
Favorite Leader: Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, both men believed in peace and forgiveness, and gave others hope.
Person you would most like to meet: Tina Turner
Favorite Book: My book, From Trials to Triumphs
Favorite Place to Volunteer: Trips for Kids
Personal leadership goal: To live each day with integrity, to honor my core values and live to the highest version of myself.
Hottest news topic that fires you up: Not treating people fairly
“Theme song” or words you live by: May I be a blessing to every one I meet
Favorite Charlotte Activities: Foodie, Yoga, and Biking
Favorite LC Program Day or Favorite LC Memory: Going on our retreat, doing the obstacle course to face our fears. It was scary and enlightening at the same time.
Hot leadership idea for Charlotte: Bring back the WNBA Charlotte Sting! (Female role models for young people and more jobs!)
Twitter account: @LaceyCompany