As Director of Recruitment for BES, Staci Somerville (she/her/hers) leads recruitment efforts for BES programs, school-based roles, and internal hires. Prior to this role, Staci served as the Director of Talent at Freedom Prep Charter Schools building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders and community partners and working to strategically develop the process of identifying, attracting, and hiring skilled educators and educational leaders. Recognizing access to equitable education as a civil right, she approaches her work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. Staci’s mission to create strong pipelines of diverse talent that reflect the students being served is deeply rooted. In addition to her commitment to DEI work in her professional life, her commitment is evidenced in her personal life. Staci serves as a Board Member at Grace St. Luke’s Episcopal School where she supports the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion subcommittee.
Staci earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. She also received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Memphis.