President and CEO
Staci is a Georgia native, born in Warner Robins and educated in Athens at the University of Georgia. She is an active alumna of Leadership Atlanta and a graduate of the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management from The Harvard Business School. Staci is a member of the International Women’s Forum Atlanta Chapter and serves on the Human Rights Campaign Atlanta Steering Committee.
Staci Fox spent the first 25 years of her professional journey working and learning inside the reproductive rights movement. She began her career as a Health Educator for a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Florida and left Planned Parenthood in April 2022, having most recently served as CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeast and Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates. Along the way, Staci developed innovative youth interventions, became a phlebotomist, and started HIV testing programs, spoke at marches and on international news, relocated and renovated health centers and grew both c3 and c4 fundraising programs.
In 2022, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute invited Staci to step in as their third CEO since inception in 2004. The Georgia Budget & Policy Institute works to advance lasting solutions that expand economic opportunity and well-being for all Georgians. GBPI produces research and state budget analysis to highlight policy solutions for equitable education, health care and opportunity for everyone.