Stephen M. Lacy
Steve Lacy is chairman and chief executive officer of Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company reaching more than 100 million American women monthly. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms—including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video—to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Since joining Meredith in 1998, Lacy has been instrumental in transforming it into the multiplatform company it is today. He oversaw the launch and rapid growth of the company’s digital business and the aggressive expansion of its brand licensing and marketing services activities. Most recently, Lacy has led the acquisition of many popular media brands – including Allrecipes, Shape and Martha Stewart Living – as well as a significant expansion of Meredith’s television footprint by adding stations in the Phoenix, St. Louis, Mobile and Springfield, MA markets.
He is currently chairman of the board for MPA – The Association of Magazine Media.