Lacy Beasley is the President of Retail Strategies, a full-service advisory firm that works with municipalities on business recruitment through commercial real estate connections. Her experience with The Shopping Center Group and the Dickson County Chamber of Commerce prior to joining Retail Strategies provide her with the insight to understand the connections needed between the public and private sectors. A graduate of Lipscomb University, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Beasley has served in many ICSC volunteer roles including the National Advisory Committee for P3 Retail, the PAC Board, Alabama Government Relations Co-Chair, Tennessee P3 Co-Chair, and Southeastern Conference Co-Chair. The recipient of numerous awards, the Birmingham Business Journal has named Lacy to the “Top 40 under 40”, nationwide “Top 100 Influencers in Commercial Real Estate,” one of Birmingham’s “Eight Emerging Influencers”, “Top 40 under 40 for the Decade”, “Who’s Who of Commercial Real Estate” and “Women to Watch”. Lacy has spoken on retail trends and best practices in retail recruitment at hundreds of events across the U.S. and Canada. Her articles have been published in Shopping Centers Today, Site Selection Magazine, and the Alabama Retail Federation.