With experience in both the Miss America and Miss USA pageant systems, Stacey Kole was Miss Arizona USA 1998 and placed sixth in the nationally televised Miss USA Pageant. Immediately following, Stacey spent six years as a university circuit speaker with the international organization Cru. She delivered her keynote address on body image, self-esteem and the empowerment of young women at Ivy League schools such as Yale, Princeton, Penn, major state universities across the nation, and at campuses in Asia, Russia and the Netherlands. A published author, Stacey holds an undergraduate degree in Communication/Journalism from Biola University, a Master's Degree in Biblical Studies and a Master's Degree in Education. She was formerly co-editor of the international beauty and style magazine Savvy, and is currently a contributing editor and writer for the online editions of several fashion and beauty publications. Represented by the FORD Agency, Stacey also works as an on-camera host, actor and print model.