Alumni Achievement Award Recipient
Mr. Stacey J. Mobley, P.H., B.S.P.,
1968; L.W., J.D., 1971
Stacey J. Mobley is a distinguished corporate executive and legal expert and is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and General Counsel of DuPont, a $27 billion, Fortune 500 global science company and one of the largest U.S. exporters. Mr. Mobley is a member of the company's influential, six-member Office of the Chief Executive. He has been with DuPont for 29 years and has senior management responsibility for staff services, including legal, governmental and public affairs, and company operations in Mexico. As a member of the Office of the Chief Executive, he has responsibility for strategic direction and operations of all of the company's businesses.
Mr. Mobley, an outstanding attorney, joined the DuPont Legal Department in 1972. He was named director of Federal Affairs in the company's Washington, D.C., office in 1983 and promoted to vice president–federal affairs in 1986. He returned to the company's Wilmington, Delaware, headquarters in March 1992 as vice president-communications in external affairs, and was promoted to senior vice president in May 1992. He was named chief administrative officer in May 1999 and general counsel in November 1999.
In January 2001, Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner appointed Mr. Mobley to chair the Delaware Strategic Economic Council, comprised of a high-level group of business people, academicians, labor leaders, and state officials, who advise her on the ways to attract and retain business within the state. Exceptionally committed to and active in community charitable and philanthropic organizations in the Delaware Valley and in Washington, D.C., Mr. Mobley was the 1998 Statewide Campaign Chair for the Delaware United Way and successfully led the effort to raise an all-time high of $27 million to support much-needed health and community services.
He is a member of the board of directors of
the Wilmington Trust Company, a $5 billion financial institution
headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware; a member of the
Wilmington Club in Wilmington, Delaware, and the Carlton Club in
Washington, D.C., and a former member of the boards of directors
of the National Building Museum and the Arena Stage in
He is married to the former Joan C. Thompson, M.D., of New York City. They have a daughter, Michele, and reside in Wilmington, Delaware.