Stacie Bryan is a dynamic leader with a profound commitment to philanthropy and community service, driven by her passion for the outdoors and a lifelong dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of others. As a native of Central Texas, Stacie developed her love for nature early on, spending cherished moments fishing in the serene waters of Galveston Bay. This upbringing instilled in her a deep appreciation for the outdoors and a desire to ensure that children can explore and experience nature.

Stacie Bryan holds a Master of Science in Management and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University, where she honed her leadership skills and cultivated a strong sense of social responsibility. Throughout her career, Stacie has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to serving her community. She has contributed her time and expertise to numerous boards and organizations, whether as a board member, committee member, volunteer, or fundraising at events.

Stacie believes in the transformative power of nature and strives to incorporate it into every aspect of her life. Her favorite outdoor activities are hiking, fishing, and kayaking. Together with her husband, Rex, and their two college-age children, Alyssa, and Austin, she seeks out opportunities to explore the great outdoors and connect with the natural world. An avid traveler, Stacie dreams of visiting all the National Parks—a testament to her unwavering passion for conservation and adventure.

Stacie is excited to lead Candlelight Ranch, as Executive Director, into a new era of growth and impact, removing obstacles to nature for families and children of all abilities and needs to learn, explore and heal.