Stacie Toal has been applying her knowledge of enrollment management and statistics to create powerful and useful models that support Financial Aid Optimization's engagements since 2004. In her Principal role, she works closely with clients to help build capacity around financial aid leveraging strategies and analytics as they work to meet their institutional goals. Stacie has also facilitated interactive communication workshops to help our analysts fine tune internal and external relationships.
Stacie has always worked in higher education, first in enrollment management at Bradley University, then as coordinator of institutional research at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, followed by numerous evaluation-related assignments in Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. In her time outside of work, Stacie enjoys cooking, yoga, and reading.
Stacie earned her bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and has a master’s degree in organizational communication from Michigan State University. She also has a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Administration -Evaluation Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Her research has been published several peer-reviewed evaluation journals.