Executive Chairman of the Board
Steve Lacy is Executive Chairman of the Board of Meredith Corporation, a company committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Lacy serves on the Boards of Hormel Foods Corporation and Great Western Bank. In addition, he serves on The Advertising Council, The International Federation of the Periodical Press and is Chair of the Board of The Association of Magazine Media and the Board of The Kansas State University Foundation.
In the Des Moines community, Lacy is Chair of The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines and the Des Moines Redevelopment Corporation. He is past Chair of the Greater Des Moines Partnership Board and United Way of Central Iowa’s annual campaign and has served in leadership positions with the American Red Cross, Junior Achievement, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Easter Seals and the Dowling Catholic High School Foundation.