Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE)
Sara Stickler | Executive Director
Sara Stickler joined the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) in May of 2012 as the Educational Programs Manager and became the Executive Director in 2014. Stickler works to develop and implement ACE’s organizational strategic plan, working closely with the ACE Board of Trustees to continuously assess and develop the ACE brand and its messaging. In 2015, Stickler led ACE through a rebranding process and she is currently leading the organization through a strategic growth phase. She also oversees fundraising and donor relationship building initiatives.
Stickler also serves on the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) Board and chairs their Communications Committee.
Previously, Stickler taught second grade at Indian Hill Exempted Village School District in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she also coached basketball and softball. Stickler has extensive experience working in education and with educational programs through schools, non-profits, and outside organizations.
Stickler earned her Master of Public Policy degree from University of Maryland, where she specialized in Social and Educational Policy. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Psychology from Xavier University in Ohio.
Haley Diamond joined the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) full time in March 2018 as the Associate, Program Development and Communications. Diamond works with Executive Director, Sara Stickler, to develop and implement ACE’s core programs of Inhalant Abuse Prevention, Health and Well-Being, and Product Stewardship. Haley manages ACE’s social media and digital presence while helping to implement and drive ACE’s overall communications strategy. She also handles ACE’s community outreach and events. Haley is an asset to the ACE team; her goal-oriented and metric focused approach will be instrumental to ACE’s success as she leads the ACE program through a strategic growth phase.
Previously, Haley worked for the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) as the Coordinator, Social Media. At HCPA, Haley focused on the developing their online voice to better connect with member companies and consumers. She expanded the association’s social media platforms to communicate HCPA’s messages. Haley is also a former ACE intern where she created content for ACE’s social media platforms, blog and website.
Haley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies specializing in International Media from American University.
The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA)
Since its foundation, ACE has contracted services from the CSPA for scientific and technical, legal, communications, and accounting services.
- Rick Peluso | Senior Vice President and CFO, Department of Finance and Accounting