Stacy J. Smith,  Recycling Business Development Specialist, NC Department of Environmental Quality 

Stacy J. Smith joined DEQ’s Recycling Business Assistance Center team in 2014.  As a Recycling Business Development Specialist, Stacy helps to promote the growth and expansion of North Carolina’s recycling economy.  Her role as the Economic Development Liaison to the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina affords her the opportunity to increase awareness of the State’s recycling markets through business recruitment and environmental assistance.  Before joining DEQ, Smith served as a Community Development Specialist with the Department of Commerce where she specialized in major state-wide community and economic development initiatives.