Mr. Lacy's vast experience includes building the celebrated international communication company N. Lee Lacy and Associates, whose creative efforts led to an Academy Award nomination as well as multiple international awards in the areas of Television and Film Product, Advertising Marketing and Branding. Awards include numerous Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, International Broadcasting, British and New York Art Director, Clio and One Show prizes. Clients include IBM, Alka Seltzer, Coca Cola, British Airways, Quantas Airlines, Budweiser, Beck's Beer, Polaroid, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, City Corp, Peugeot, Jaguar, Renault and British Petroleum. N. Lee Lacy and Associates also served as an umbrella organization for several companies established in order to pursue business in Gourmet Food and Wines, Fine Art, Real Estate Property Development, and Environmental Design. These entities have been active in various international markets such as Paris, London, New York, Miami, Aspen, Los Angeles and Honolulu.
The Lacy Companies continue to define, analyze and direct their efforts in an ever changing global environment and as a result have restructured in forming a new holding company, Investors Group International, under which the following entities operate; Independent Artist Company, an entity involved in the developing and marketing of Intellectual Properties; The Lacy Company, an Environmental Design entity that utilizes advanced green technology and modular design in providing Architectural, Interior and Landscape Design as well as Property Development and Planning; Lacy Primitive and Fine Art, an entity specializing in the representation of museum quality art of Tribal and Early Cultures coupled with Fine Art of the Modern School; and Lacy + Company, an entity active in The Importing/Exporting, Brokering, Distributing, Blending, Branding, and Marketing of boutique, handmade, exquisite wines of the highest quality from worldwide sources.
Mr. Lacy has also has been active in the field of aquaculture and the importing of produce to the United States. He was recently voted by the Cannes Festival Awards Committee one of the five most award winning directors of the last 50 years of the festival. Mr. Lacy attended Indiana University and UCLA for undergraduate studies and Indiana University for graduate studies. He continues to endeavor to create and operate specialized companies of the highest standards serving their clients in a passionate, collaborative, highly inventive, and creative manor.