Occupation: Criminal Defense Attorney
Hometown: Long Island, NY
Stacy, 38, attended Cornell University with dreams of becoming a news reporter and graduated with a journalism degree. After a short stint covering court trials as a street reporter in Savannah, Georgia, Stacy decided she wanted to move from in front of the camera to the courtroom. Now a public defender in New York City, Stacy has passed the bar exam in Connecticut, Florida, California and New York.
What was your very first job?
Snow shoveler, 8 years old.
Who convinced you to try out for The Apprentice and why?
My friend Dorri read about the first episode before it aired and said "There's a show you have to try out for with Donald Trump. You are perfect for it."
What did you quit/leave/sacrifice to join The Apprentice?
A steady paycheck.
Why do you want to work for Mr. Trump?
A world-class businessman who can get anything done he wants to. I can't think of a better boss and mentor.
What have you learned from watching previous seasons of The Apprentice?
Nastiness gets you nowhere.
What's your definition of success?
Winning with integrity.
How would you describe your leadership style?
Leaves no room for slackers or dead wood.
How do you deal with challenges within a group dynamic?
I put myself in the other person's shoes and try to see what is affecting them.
What is your philosophy on business?
Get the best results by stepping on the least amount of toes.
Your favorite (famous) quote?
"If the glove don't fit, you must acquit."
Why should you be the next Apprentice?
Because I am the best qualified for the job.
Top 5 companies to keep an eye on (stock picks)
Delta's comeback, Walmart, Microsoft, Nestle, Apple
Billy Joel, OutKast, Cat Stevens
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite TV Shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Six Feet Under, Will and Grace
The Graduate, Goodbye Columbus
Favorite Sports/Sports Teams
Chocolate, Krispy Kreme
Favorite Former Candidate of The Apprentice
Current hobbies/recreational activities
biking, tennis, swimming
Top travel destinations
The Greek islands, Pompeii
Highest Level of Education
Law Degree from the University of Florida at Gainesville, Undergrad at Cornell