As Vice President of Brand Marketing and Communications, Stacie Paxton Cobos sets the strategic direction for integrated communications and marketing for IFAW’s priorities across the globe. Her role includes management of IFAW’s brand, external communications, global marketing, online fundraising and multilingual content and digital properties.
Stacie previously served as Senior Vice President for Communications and Marketing at The Climate Reality Project, a leading nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore to solve the climate crisis. There she oversaw all communications, creative content, marketing, and online fundraising and led Climate Reality’s signature event, 24 Hours of Reality, an Emmy-nominated 24-hour live global broadcast.
Before joining Climate Reality, she was a Senior Vice President at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, where she managed multifaceted communications campaigns.
A veteran campaign strategist and spokeswoman, Cobos served as national press secretary at the Democratic National Committee from 2006 to 2009. She managed communications on three presidential campaigns and spent six years on Capitol Hill as a spokeswoman and senior advisor to members of Congress.
Her experience also includes several years at CNN, where she oversaw publicity for the network’s anchors and programming.
Stacie graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, The Climate Reality Project United States
Senior Vice President, Hill+Knowlton Strategies United States
National Press Secretary, Democratic National Committee United States
University of California, Santa Barbara United States