Stacey Hunter Schwartz
Stacey Hunter Schwartz, Ph.D.
Stacey Hunter Schwartz has eighteen years of experience in the cognitive rehabilitation field. As former dean and director of Coastline College’s acclaimed Acquired Brain Injury Program, in which she previously also served in the roles of counselor, professor and psychometrist, she led the program to receive several awards. She co-authored with Ms. Wild the original book of the Making Cognitive Connections series and is also the author of a chapter on Traumatic Brain Injury for a widely used textbook in rehabilitation training. She is currently fulfilling her childhood dream of teaching children.
Dr. Schwartz also brings a variety of nonprofit leadership experiences–as executive director of two nonprofit organizations in Kansas, as director of education and certification programs at Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, and as co-founder of BEST, initialing serving as chief operating officer. In her professional roles, she has secured and administered several million dollars in private and publicly funded grants. In addition, Schwartz has extensive nonprofit governance experience; she has served as chair, treasurer, secretary and member of several other nonprofit boards.
Schwartz earned a Ph.D. in Education (Counseling Psychology) from the University of Southern California, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Loyola Marymount University, and a B.A. in Psychology from UCLA, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. She completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University’s School of Education.