Stacy La

Stacy La

Design in Brooklyn, NY


Currently @ Wert&Co. where I help industry leaders build companies with creative leadership at the top and from the start, coach design leaders as they navigate their careers, and am expanding Wert&Co.'s offerings and capabilities beyond executive search.

Previously Product and Design Lead at Resolve to Save Lives, Director of Design @ Clover Health, designer at Futuredraft, Yammer/Microsoft.



This tool helps countries prepare for epidemics and implement national action plans, in collaboration with the WHO, CDC, and World Bank.


Led design of Epi Contacts, a simple digital form that can be sent via SMS directly from the case management system to enable index cases to send their contacts’ information before, during or after their case interview. Implemented in New York state for Covid Response.

Side Projects


Assisted Fort Greene artist Steph Costello to renovate and paint two sets of basketball courts.


Assisted food stylist and art director Mira Evnine, on cooking the 100 recipes photographed and featured in The Jewish Cookbook.


Assisted Brooklyn artist Christopher Cardinale on a community mural art installation in Crown Heights on mental health awareness.

Designing with Difficult Constraints at Designer Fund
San Francisco, CA
I'm Proud to Have Built... at #earthtones @ Slack HQ
San Francisco, CA
Improving Healthcare Through Design at Design for Healthcare Meetup
San Francisco, CA

Work Experience

2022 — Now
2014 — 2018
2014 — 2015
2012 — 2014
San Francisco, CA


2018 — Now
New York, NY

NYCMAP aims to destigmatize mental illness through a collaborative mural making process, creating spaces to discuss mental health and foster new social interactions between people living with mental health conditions and fellow community members.

2014 — Now
Seattle, WA

The Williams Project is a theatre collective that strives to make theatrical excellence accessible to diverse and engaged audiences, while paying its artists a living wage.

2016 — 2018
Oakland, CA

Design education for inner city youth in Oakland, CA. IP’s goal is to bridge the gap between local neighborhoods and the design community. We strive to inspire young people to pursue higher education and to consider design as a viable career opportunity.


2008 — 2009
Master of Science at University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Human Centered Design & Engineering

2002 — 2007
Bachelor of Arts at University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Journalism & Political Economy, minor in International Studies