Best Selling Author, Inspirational Speaker,

Loving Mother & Wife

As a devoted mom, inspirational public speaker, and avid supporter of charitable causes, Lacie Spagnolo embarked on a courageous journey of documenting her son's triumphant battle against a brain tumor. Driven by the desire to inspire others to overcome adversity, she penned a heartfelt narrative that reflects the miraculous transformations witnessed in seemingly impossible circumstances.

In her poignant book, “You Were Born to Do This, Now Push,” Lacie shares a deeply personal account of hope, resilience, and unwavering faith. Drawing from her own experiences during the most trying times, she crafted a beacon of light for those navigating similar challenges, offering solace and strength through the power of storytelling.

Beyond her role as an author, Lacie is a pillar of support and love within her family, cherishing the bond with her amazing husband and two children, Jimmy and Lily. Her passion for writing and uplifting others through real-life narratives underscores her commitment to inspire, empower, and foster a sense of unity amidst adversity.

As an inspirational public speaker, Lacie captivates audiences with her heartfelt message of hope and resilience, sharing her family's remarkable journey as a source of inspiration and guidance. Through her work with numerous non-profits and as an avid supporter of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, she exemplifies a deep commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need.

Join Lacie on her transformative journey through the pages of “You Were Born to Do This, Now Push,” where the power of love, resilience, and shared experiences illuminate a path of healing and redemption for all who seek inspiration.

The 'You Were Born to Do This' Mindset

The "You Were Born to Do This" mindset embodies the conviction that no matter what challenges life presents, you are equipped to confront and overcome them. It’s about embracing every obstacle as a chance to assert your strength and push through, transforming survival into a vibrant, fulfilling journey. This philosophy insists that you're not just meant to endure life’s trials but to thrive amidst them, cultivating a life rich with love and joy. It's a call to not only reclaim your power in difficult times but to also find profound happiness in doing so. By adopting this mindset, you are committing to a life where you actively pursue personal growth and happiness, regardless of the hurdles you face.

Speaking Experience

  • Keynote speaker at UPMC Rite Convention

  • Guest as a Best-Selling Author on WDVE Morning Show


  • Key Note Speaker at UPMC Children’s Hospital luncheon

  • Guest Speaker and Honoree at the Metropolis of Pittsburgh Philoptochos

    Society Daffodil Luncheon

  • Honoree and Keynote Speaker at Coaches versus Cancer- Heinz Field

  • Guest Speaker at University of Pittsburgh- PDM Fashion Show and Dance Marathon Events in 2017, 2019, & 2024

  • Guest Speaker for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Ride for Kids 2019

  • Key Note Speaker for Lending Hearts Gala 2020

  • Judge and Honoree guest Speaker at UPMC Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh Hackathon 2018

  • Guest Speaker on WDVE Radiothon for UPMC Children’s Hospital 2016-2024

  • Keynote Speaker at UnWined: A Toast to the Cure, Benefiting Children's Hospital

  • Guest Speaker for Friends of Jacklyn Foundation collaboration with RMU

  • Guest Speaker on 99.7 WISH FM for Make A Wish

  • Guest Speaker at Wheel Wings & Wishes Annual Event

  • Guest Speaker for Jamie’s Dream Team, Oglebay Golf Outing

Lacie Spagnolo is a speaker who captivates her audience with heartfelt sincerity and a passion that resonates deeply. Each word she speaks is laden with emotion, leaving listeners both breathless and profoundly moved. Her ability to weave personal anecdotes with universal insights provides a riveting experience that is both inspiring and transformative. Lacie's talks are not just moments but journeys—her experiential wisdom continues to guide her audience long after they leave the room. Her words linger in the quiet moments, offering comfort and motivation when it's needed most, making her an unforgettable presence on any stage.

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