Stacy Colby-King is the Vice President of Human Resources, leading Human Resources functions for both Clearway Energy Group and Clearway Energy, Inc. Stacy brings more than 25 years of human resources and operations management experience in the renewable energy, financial services, and retail industries. Prior to joining Clearway, Stacy was President and founder of WinSquared HR, a consultancy and coaching practice helping companies to develop and optimize their people management practices and enhance their company cultures. Her expertise includes start-ups, high-growth companies, and companies that are downsizing or restructuring. She coaches leaders at all levels in support of transforming their effectiveness and leading critical initiatives – all with a focus on win-win solutions.
Previously, Stacy was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Operations for Recurrent Energy. At Recurrent Energy, Stacy developed and led their strategic HR function from scratch in support of rapid company growth. During her tenure, the company grew their employee base by 350% and achieved 3-year plan revenue of $2.1B. In addition to developing a best-in-class HR function, Stacy served as an executive thought-partner and ushered the company through two different acquisitions in four years, strategic reductions in force, and changes in executive management.
Prior to Recurrent Energy, Stacy was President of King HR Associates, providing coaching and consulting in all HR disciplines for financial services and renewable energy companies. Stacy specialized in developing HR functions, and designing and implementing values-based corporate restructuring activities. She previously held various HR positions for Visa International, including Senior Director of Human Resources and Benefits. Stacy started her HR career at Cost Plus World Market and was privileged to have been a part of the company’s turnaround, growth, and eventual IPO.
Stacy graduated with honors from California State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology and a minor in Human Resources. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP). She is trained as a co-active coach and specializes in working with various DiSC personality assessments and The Five Behaviors™ program.