Tracie joined the IDA team in January 2007 and developed the sponsorship and exhibit programs. She enjoys connecting members with partners of IDA. Her attention was refocused in 2015 to offer the private sector new opportunities to engage with those leading urban revitalization efforts. Developing corporate partnerships enables growth and provides members with valuable resources to keep cities thriving. Prior to joining IDA, Tracie was a research specialist and led the information-gathering effort to build particular legal practice areas and provided strategic planning services to law firms considering a merger or expansion. Tracie is a proud Roanoke College alum who loves to travel with her family.