Director Jacy Johnson

Jacy Johnson

Jacy Johnson
Director, Advancement
1110D Ext 4-H Bldg
1259 Stange Road
Ames, IA  50011
Phone: 515-294-5672



Jacy Johnson has served as Director of Advancement for ISU Extension and Outreach since 2012. She is responsible for conceptualizing, planning and directing strategic efforts to advance the organization.

Professional Experience

Previously in ISU Extension and Outreach, Jacy served as Assistant Director of Communications and External Relations from 2011 to 2012, and as Strategic Relations Manager from 2008 to 2011. In 2012 she received Iowa State University’s CYtation Award for the Smithsonian Institute project. She is a graduate (2009) and mentor (2010-2011) of the ISU Emerging Leaders Academy.

Before joining ISU Extension and Outreach, she served as Assistant Vice President at Marsh, in West Des Moines, Iowa. She also has worked as a marketing, sales and project manager for Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines, and as a product manager for Perfection Learning, Inc. in West Des Moines. She has additional experience owning and operating her own consulting business, as well as in marketing, account executive, and sales positions.


Jacy received her bachelor’s degree in marketing and international business from University of Northern Iowa, and her MBA from Iowa State University