Stacey Donnelly is the director of sponsored research and planning at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In this role, she provides a central management for the promotion, development, and administration of sponsored research projects, grant proposals, contracts, and related activities for the core and affiliated faculty on behalf of investigators at the Broad. Donnelly also serves at the Broad’s chief compliance officer.
In 2001, Donnelly joined the Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research, now part of the Broad Institute, where she was in charge of the center’s sponsored research portfolio and helped establish and maintain the initial three high-throughput Specialized Service Facilities (SSFs).
Prior to this, Donnelly managed and coordinated all aspects of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority's $2 billion, 10-year capital budget. She was also senior associate at the investment banking firm of Prager, McCarthy & Sealy, managing consultant at Public Financial Management, Inc. and the budget director of Monroe County, Florida.
Donnelly received her B.A. from State University of New York at Albany and her M.P.A. from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.