On the eve of our first access weekend, I gathered my newly purchased school supplies, charged my laptop, looked in the mirror and thought to myself, “What on earth am I doing?”
About Stacy O’Neill | Part-Time Flex MBA 2023
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with degrees in both writing and anthropology, Stacy found a role where communications and understanding human behavior come in handy every day. Stacy began her career as a media planner where she successfully planned and executed multimillion-dollar campaigns to meet her clients’ strategic goals. After honing her media skills, she pivoted her career to a role in marketing strategy and research with the Pittsburgh-based advertising agency, Garrison Hughes. Today, she leads brand planning processes at the agency, helping clients to understand their target audiences, opportunities, and positioning in the market. As a part-time Tepper MBA student, Stacy constantly finds way to bring her formal education to her job and her passion for strategy to work, school, and play.
Outside of work, Stacy enjoys reading, cooking, and all things outdoors. She is also an enthusiastic Pittsburgh Pirates fan, and maintains her resolve that one day, they’ll give her something to root for.