Full Name
Spring Lacy
Job Title
VP, Head of Learning & Development, HR Talent & Capabilities
Speaker Bio
Spring Lacy is VP, Head of Learning & Development for Prudential where she is responsible for overseeing a newly formed enterprise-wide learning & development function that contributes to company performance by building business-critical capabilities, creating a talent pool of ready-now leaders, and driving employee engagement with workforce learning strategy and curricula that support career mobility and enterprise thinking.

Prior to her current role, Spring was VP, Learning & Assessment for Future of Work. As a part of the Future of Work Capabilities team, she was responsible for driving a culture of continuous learning and development to prepare employees for the changing demands of the business. Before that, Spring was VP, Learning & Development for Prudential’s Global Finance Community where she oversaw learning, early talent development and engagement efforts. Spring joined Prudential in 2013 as VP, Corporate & Community Engagement. In this role, she led team responsible for identifying opportunities and driving programs and projects that address critical social needs while meeting business objectives. Spring provided leadership for signature company programs including The Spirit of Community and Prudential CARES.

Prior to her arrival at Prudential, Spring served as the Vice President of Employee Engagement & Volunteerism for JPMorgan Chase. In that role, she developed employee engagement opportunities in local markets around the world, provided consultancy to over 70 volunteer leadership groups and trained over 1,000 global coordinators. Her accomplishments include developing and launching a successful coaching and mentoring program for volunteer leaders to help develop their leadership and professional skills, and designing and implementing new technology responsible for the disbursement of over 5,000 grants totaling over $3.5 million dollars annually. She also managed the firm’s employee giving campaign and the volunteer grant and matching gift programs.

Spring has experience in the government and nonprofit sectors having served as a Special Assistant at the Election Assistance Commission in Washington, DC and as the Director of Strategic Community Initiatives for Central Jersey Community Development Corporation. She also has a wealth of experience in human resources having served in various roles at NBC, Anderson Consulting and Merrill Lynch.

Spring earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College and a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Administration. She serves as a member of the board of the Taproot Foundation and was previously the Vice Chair of Lead NJ.
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