Systems Strategist and Advertising Manager

John Lacey describes himself as an advocate for good-natured mischief and enjoys encouraging people. He brings these talents to his role as project manager and advertising sales manager.

A native of Knoxville, John earned his Bachelor of Science in Communications from UT Knoxville. He has a ten year background in marketing, media and sales, previously at the New Orleans Center for Clinical Research, Bill Hudson & Associates, and Davis Newman Payne Communications. He has worked for UT since 2012 and says his favorite part of the job is his co-workers and the creative, disciplined office culture.

In his free time, John enjoys reading non-fiction history, playing with his kids and inventing workarounds to problems. He volunteers his time with the Emerald Youth Foundation. He lives in Knoxville with his wife Liz, daughter Campbell and son Liam.