ABOUT US - Your Team of Experts

Stacy McCaskill, MBA, MA-HRD
Illinois SBDC Executive Director

Stacy has more than 30 years of small business, non-profit, social enterprise, procurement, and start-up experience. Stacy grew up in a small, farm town where her first exposure to business was helping run the family construction business. Currently, Stacy is both a registered hemp farmer and processor. She has organized and participated in more than a dozen hemp educational events, and currently advises over 30 hemp and CBD business clients across the State. Stacy is the founder of Hempstock Pharms, a farm-to-table herbalist located in Woodstock, Illinois.

Stacy holds an MBA from the world-renowned Thunderbird School of Global Management, a Master of Arts Degree in Organization Development, and focused her undergraduate work in business finance. She has helped to manage, launch, and advise business owners in the USA, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Germany, Ukraine, and Latvia.

Stacy is also the founder of a successful tech startup and is continuously improving her knowledge of social media marketing and web-tech customer acquisition strategies. She is a high-energy strategist, big-picture visionary, and will help you implement a variety of practical tools to help you better manage where your business is heading.


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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. SBA, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and Sauk Valley Community CollegeAdditional funding provided by the Supporters of the Illinois SBDC at Sauk Valley Community College.