Lacy Dicharry, MS, MBA is the Chief Strategy Officer at Youth Era. She is an internationally recognized expert in youth engagement.

Over the past 15 years, Lacy’s work has impacted more than 250,000+ individuals in more than 40+ countries all over the world. She’s had the privilege of supporting youth, judges, foster parents, state administrators, and social workers through more than 130+ presentations, workshops, webinars, and conferences.

Lacy was honored with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration VOICE Award for Consumer Advocacy and National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year, and her goal is to share her story and serve those who are focused on recovery. She continues to advocate for positive changes for youth through sharing her story and consultation for local, state, and national programs and initiatives. Through coaching and mentoring other young people, she hopes to inspire them to do the same.