School of Cinematic Arts Directory Profile

Directory Profile

Stacy Patterson, ML

Program Manager

Work Phone: 213.821.5737
Office: SCI 101D

Stacy is the Academic Program Manager for the Division of Media Arts + Practice (MA+P), where she administers the divisional budget, oversees general operations, produces special projects and events, and leads the internal production number process for the Division. 

Prior to coming to USC, Stacy worked with the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation (now the USC Shoah Foundation: The Institute for Visual History and Education), as the Coordinator of Educational Products and Programs. Her previous production and project management experience includes running a stage theater in Hollywood, producing its late night company troupe and touring repertory ensemble. Concurrently, she free-lanced in production on feature films for various studios including Paramount, MCA/Universal, and Disney.

Stacy currently serves on the USC Staff Assembly and the Rights and Responsibilities Committee. She was previously the President of the USC Women in Management (WIM) organization and currently serves as a Member-at-Large. At USC and elsewhere, Stacy conducts workshops on topics related to storytelling and leadership in the workplace and is the writer and storyteller. She staged her one-person show, A Reasonable Fear of Tubas: Stories from a Fearless, Phobic and Somewhat Reasonable Life as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival and in her hometown of Albuquerque. 

Stacy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, with an emphasis in Theatre, from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Leadership degree from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She completed training as a professional coach with the International Coach Federation.