top of page

Stacie Whisonant

birdSEED Advisory Board

In preparation for battle with the $1.7 trillion national student debt crisis, I spent 17 years in the financial services industry utilizing her SEC license to manage mortgages, structured settlements, and annuities for both specialty finance companies and the world’s largest international banking and financial services organization— HSBC.

Stacie is also a U.S. Army veteran. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Longwood University. Stacie joined Freddie Mac May 2021 as a Senior Manager to close the homeownership gap for Black and Brown Americans.

Stacie joined the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) in 2018 as the NextGen Innovation Team Leader, and she immediately set to work creating a hub for federal employees to incubate solutions that address the nation’s growing student loan figure. Stacie has completed a Fintech Certification to Transform Financial Services from Wharton University and a Masters in Financial Planning.

Channeling her drive to further explore partnerships between the private and public sectors to achieve scaled outcomes more efficiently, Stacie earned a certificate in Social Impact Partnership Design from Georgetown University.

Stacie Whisonant
bottom of page