Bill Pawlucy, CAE
Founder & President
Director of Research & Operations
Stacey Barnes serves as Director of Research and Operations of Association Options, LLC. She brings with her diverse non-profit experience including program development, efficiency planning, strategic planning and project management.
Prior to joining Association Options, Stacey held several different positions in the nonprofit space including Executive Director of a scientific organization, Assistant Executive Director of two larger healthcare associations and Senior Education Manager. She began her non-profit career serving as New Business Development Coordinator working with Bill Pawlucy at a previous management company.Stacey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Longwood University in Virginia.
Carolyn Keating Haynes
Research and Development Specialist
Carolyn brings valuable educational and professional experience to the team. After graduating from James Madison University with a double major in Psychology and Communication Sciences, she went on to work as a Program Director for an educational center. It was there that she found her passion for developing and leading quality community programs. She earned a Masters of Administration degree from Gallaudet University, which focused on non-profit management. After interning at the American Cancer Society, she was hired full time as the Mission Delivery Manager. She served this role in both the DC and Richmond, Virginia markets.
Kate West Moran
Research Specialist, Paris Office
Kate joined Association Options in 2017 to provide support with project management, research, and analysis. She brings with her diverse non-profit experience in the United States and Middle East, including program design and implementation, assessment, and evaluation.
Previously, Kate served as a Program Assistant for the Middle East and North Africa at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that works to strengthen democracy and promote market-oriented economic reform, and as the International Development Coordinator for the AlManarah Association for Arab Persons with Disabilities in Nazareth, Israel. She has worked with non-profits and business associations throughout the Middle East, including in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories, on initiatives related to organizational governance and management, strategic planning, and entrepreneurship/enterprise development.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently based in Paris, France, she will attend Sciences Po (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris) in the fall to obtain a Master of Arts in International Development.
Manager of Operations