Our Team

Leveraging decades of experience to collaborate with founders.

Stacey Giard

Stacey Giard


Arizona State University



Stacey is a software marketing expert and has spent her career scaling software businesses with a focus on delivering global go-to-market strategy, positioning, customer offers, technical partner and developer ecosystem enablement, and enterprise selling models. She applies her expertise to help portfolio companies strengthen their market presence and customer engagement. 

Prior to co-founding Tola Capital, Stacey worked for Microsoft where she held roles within the Server and Tools business. She established and managed a cross-company team to deliver a unified message and global marketing and business plan to drive premium enterprise IT offerings focused on mission-critical customer needs. 

She created marketing and sales campaigns to drive developer tools revenue and adoption with enterprise and mid-market customers. Stacey was also responsible for growing and engaging the Microsoft development tools partner and ecosystem and developer community.  Prior to joining Microsoft, Stacey held a marketing and community engagement role with an online education startup.