Stacy Kluesner serves as Director of Marketing and Association Development for the Iowa Restaurant Association (IRA), a statewide organization that offers programs and services to protect, promote and educate Iowa’s restaurant and tavern industries. She travels the state engaging restaurant and tavern owners in the IRA through membership, special events and advocacy. In addition, Stacy works with member businesses that sell into and serve the industry to connect them with the Association. She serves as the lead on revenue generation programs for the Association, including Corporate Partner relationships, Member benefit programs, special events, and advertising, as well as assists with revenue for the Iowa Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Prior to her work at the IRA, Stacy spent nearly 20 years in the non-profit world serving in various roles from case & program management to fundraising and served as Executive Director for the I Have A Dream Foundation in Central Iowa. When she isn’t working, you can find her doing her favorite thing – being a mom to her three boys; Brady 22, Jackson 14 and Evan 12.