Stacy Molander is TFAH’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she works in partnership with TFAH’s President and CEO to shape and implement the organization’s strategic direction and organizational priorities and helps build and execute strategic partnerships to promote public health and equity. In addition, she oversees TFAH’s core business functions and internal operations.
A mission-focused executive and accomplished leader, Molander has extensive experience in the non-profit and corporate sectors. Most recently, she served as the Chief Operating Officer of Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a national non-profit organization working to ensure that every family, in every zip code, has affordable access to healthy food. During her decade of service at PHA, Molander led the development of partnerships with Fortune 500 companies that improved the nutritional composition of food products, increased availability of healthy food, and created opportunities for physical activity. She led the creation and execution of PHA’s signature campaign, Pass the Love—a collaboration with Netflix and Higher Ground Productions, a production company founded by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The campaign delivered more than a million meals to low-income families in communities nationwide. Prior to PHA, Molander served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Pierce Global, an Omnicom marketing agency. Molander spent nearly a decade in policy and communications with roles at CNN, Discovery Communications, and on Capitol Hill. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Communications with a minor in International Studies from American University and completed the Nonprofit Financial Stewardship Program of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program.