Stacy Cozad

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Stacy is executive vice president, general counsel and secretary at Ingevity. She joined Ingevity in 2021 from Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), where she served as senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary from 2016 to 2021. Her responsibilities included the company’s ethics and compliance program, contracts management, export compliance, business continuity and corporate governance. Prior to joining Spirit, Stacy was with Southwest Airlines Co., first as senior attorney from 2006 to 2009 and then as associate general counsel – litigation from 2009 to 2015. During her time at Southwest, she oversaw diverse legal issues including litigation, and government and regulatory investigations. Prior to joining Southwest, Stacy worked in private practice at Cash Klemchuk Powers Taylor LLP and at Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, where she practiced as a litigation associate and then as a partner of the firm. Stacy also served as a briefing attorney for one year at the Supreme Court of Texas for former Associate Justice John Cornyn (now a U.S. Senator). She holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Concordia University Texas and a juris doctor from Pepperdine University.