Director of Special Events & Education, Stacey Wade, CFE,
Stacey Wade joined the Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show & Osceola County Fair team in May 2017 as the Director of Special Events & Education. Stacey comes with 15 years’ experience as the Director of Competitive Events & Education at the Central Florida Fair in Orlando. Ms. Wade was responsible for developing and managing the agricultural and educational programs. In 2017, she also had the opportunity to redesign and redefine the Arts and Culinary Program including producing the Waste 2 Wonder competition, a successful youth fashion show and an interactive Farm to Table Exhibit. Stacey brings a wealth of experience to our event and her dedication to the promotion of agriculture and education of area youth sets her apart in her field.
Stacey serves on the International Association of Fairs & Expos and the Florida Federation of Fairs Agriculture Committees in addition to the Orange County Public Schools Career and Technical Advisory Board and the Florida Cattlemen’s’ State Finals Ranch Rodeo Board. She is also a graduate of the IAFE’s Institute of Fair Management and has earned the distinguished title of the IAFE’s Certified Fair Executive.
Stacey lives in Winter Garden with her two daughters Ashley and Sarah.