All posts by Stacie Madden

About Stacie Madden

Stacie Madden, Director of Development, has more than 20 years’ experience in development, marketing, communications, sales, community relations, and volunteer management. Prior to joining NEHGS, Stacie held leadership roles at HopeHealth, IFAW, EMD Serono, Dunkin’ Brands, and Reebok. She has a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and an MBA from Babson College. She is president of the board of directors for Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and an adjunct professor at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. A past secretary of the Scituate Cultural Council, Stacie is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Women in Development.

Soulful eyes

Every day I come into the office, I look above my desk and say hello to my lady with the soulful brown eyes. You might ask, “Who is she?” She is Beatrice Cenci, a young woman whose portrait is displayed in a beautiful gold leaf frame. She joined my office suite in 2018 and has calmed me in times of stress or when I need a break from staring at a computer screen.

I did some research on the Internet and Wikipedia about the Portrait of Beatrice Cenci after learning a bit about this copy of the painting from Curt DiCamillo, Curator of Special Collections at American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogy Society. Continue reading Soulful eyes