Stacy Ethun Stevens is the owner of Park Avenue Group, part of the Management Recruiters International network (MRI). She opened Park Avenue Group in January 1998 after two decades of service in various financial institutions. Stacy won the Rookie Office of the Year award in her first year at Park Avenue. She has also won Top 10 Billing Manager of over 800 offices and President’s Club each year since, marking the top 25% of the MRI network. In 2005, Stacy was nominated to the Pinnacle, recognizing the highest levels of achievement nationally in Executive Search. One year later she was elected to their Board of Directors. Most recently Stacy won the 2012 Orlando Woman Business Owner of the Year and attributes this success to the expertise of Athena members and her own driven mindset.
“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post