Stacy Fairbanks is the manager of media communications at Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), at the company’s headquarters office in Irvine, Calif. Fairbanks manages MNAO’s national and regional media for all communication channels across the U.S., including Search Engine Marketing and Digital. In addition to her media responsibilities, Fairbanks oversees Mazda’s online advertising creative, in collaboration with the company’s communications partner, Garage Team Mazda.

As a seasoned advertising veteran, Fairbanks has nearly 20 years of advertising experience under her belt. Prior to her role as Mazda’s manager of media communications, Fairbanks was the senior associate manager of media and promotions for Taco Bell. Additionally, she has held various agency and marketing positions.

In 2006, Fairbanks made Advertising Age’s list of “Woman to Watch”. Fairbanks earned her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from California State University, East Bay.

She resides in Tustin, Calif. with her husband and two children.