Director of Auxiliary Services
Before joining Southern Miss in 2009 as iTech's director of Auxiliary Services, Mr. Stacy Tucker worked in the commercial sector for more than a decade holding a variety of leadership positions. His background includes regional vice president of a Fortune 100 technology and outsourcing services firm, where he led health care provider outsourcing operations for several leading health care organizations and health systems throughout the United States.
In previous roles, Tucker has served as chief information officer for a leading Midwestern health care organization, has lead consulting practices focused on emerging technologies and has developed software implementation models blending domestic and international resources. He has previously served as an active member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and held their highest industry certifications. He has also completed other advanced technology management training including Six Sigma and the Capability Maturity Models (CMM).
The Jones County native holds a master’s degree in public health and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry, both earned at Southern Miss. While an undergraduate, Tucker was selected by the American Chemical Society for participation in advanced study in nuclear and radiochemistry at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Stony Brook, New York.
Among many civic activities, Tucker serves as alderman-at-large for the city of the Ellisville. He’s an active member of the Mississippi Municipal League and recently participated in Leadership Jones County through the Economic Development Authority of Jones County.
What does the Director of Auxiliary Services do?
- Develops strategies for improving the utilization of the technology services throughout Southern Miss
- Supports the expansion of a shared-technology infrastructure with other state and educational institutions
- Guides the development of cost-recovery models for sustained technology growth