Stacy L. Crook is the Director of Investment Accounting at Asset Allocation & Management Company, LLC (AAM) with over 20 years of investment experience. AAM provides insurance companies with expertise in insurance asset management and practical knowledge of the regulatory and competitive environment. AAM serves a broad range of insurance clients including P&C, Life, Health, and Captive insurance companies.
Stacy’s 25-year career has been marked by progressive levels of responsibility and leadership in the investment accounting space. She is responsible for the Investment Accounting Group which provides accounting and statutory reporting services. Stacy provides strategic direction and future vision to the group and other business-related areas within the firm. Stacy has held several roles with increasing responsibilities at AAM, most recently as Vice President of Investment Accounting.
Prior to joining AAM, Stacy worked as an Implementation Consultant with SS&C Technologies collaborating with teams to resolve application and accounting issues to deliver high quality client service.
Prior to this role, Stacy worked as an Investment Accountant II responsible for the supervision of staff accountants and the production, maintenance, and analysis of investment accounting data at Jackson National Life Insurance Company.
Previously, Stacy was a Senior Investment Funds Accountant at the Northern Trust Company where she evaluated and investigated accounting activity and unusual fluctuations on customer portfolio statements.
Stacy earned a BS in Business Administration from what is now the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, an MBA in Finance from Roosevelt University’s Heller College of Business and an MS in Accounting from Governors State University.
Stacy’s service to the community is widespread. She serves on the Advisory Board for the College of Business at Governors State University. She is a Lifetime member of The National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA), the premier business organization serving Black professionals. Stacy has held various Executive Board roles for the NBMBAA, Chicago Chapter and currently serves on the Board as the Vice President of Strategic Programming. In January 2021, she will start her new role as President of the NBMBAA, Chicago Chapter. For over a decade, she has remained steadfast to the organizations commitment to providing value that aligns with the current education and career reality of its membership to help shape tomorrow. In 2018, Stacy was awarded the “Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leaders” award by Diversity MBA, Inc. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., United Way Women United Creating Connections, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Additionally, Stacy demonstrates continuous commitment to community service by being involved with several volunteer activities. Stacy is a Volunteer Lead at Chicago Cares, a mentor for high school students, and was a Girl Scout Troop Leader for over 15 years. She is a wife and mother of two daughters and enjoys running, biking, and spending time with family.