“I enjoyed a positive working relationship with Tracey over a
number of years. She was instrumental in leading our collective bid to
host World Pride in 2014. This was a vivid example of her tenacity and in
my personal opinion – a love and respect for Toronto as her transplanted home.
Tracey also demonstrated an unflappable balance in working in a complex
system of volunteers, sponsors and constituents – a skill that will serve her
well in her future endeavors. Tracey will always enjoy my respect,
admiration and appreciation for contributing to our community and our
& CEO, Tourism Toronto
with Tracey was an absolute delight. There were many projects and initiatives
that we engaged in together over the past couple of years. Tracey consistently
demonstrated a desire to achieve excellence in every program initiative. Her
energy and drive in combination with her outstanding communication skills made
working together a true pleasure. I look forward to the next opportunity for us
to work together again. All my best Tracey!"
Manager - Special Projects and Business Development, Tourism Toronto
Magellan not only discovers destinations unknown but navigates her crew back
hom safe and sound. It was a privilege to be a part of Tracey's team while
sailing tricky waters. With her foresight, clear-vision, and autonomy-driven
macro-management style, our team culture was empowered to succeed in high-paced
environments, in order to reach objectives and arrive at team targets. The
organization and its culture benefited through Tracey's leadership, and it
would be a pleasure to work with her again."
Former Marketing and
Communications Manager, Pride Toronto
"Tracey brings with her a strong and
diverse portfolio of experience and expertise covering Communication, media
relations and Not-for-profit executive leadership. Tracey embraces all
circumstances and challenges in a polished, well maintained professional manner.
A refreshing aspect of Tracey's skill set is her ability to lead and motivate
her team. She effectively balances the needs of the organization with employee
advocacy. She is a solid team player and a valuable addition to any
Chair - HR and Compensation Committee, Board of Directors, Pride Toronto
"Tracey was a strategic leader with a strong vision of how the organization should grow and evolve. She built relationships with key stakeholders including all levels of government representatives, local businesses and sponsor. Operationally, she retained approximately 7 staff and over 50 senior year round volunteers, as well as approximately 1000 volunteers, who are central to execution of the festival."
Co-Chair, Pride Toronto (2009-2011) Download the full letter
"Tracey demonstrated exceptional leadership at Pride Toronto. Her passion inspired the volunteers to work hard and maintain a high standard of work. Her successful delegation of work and authority to both staff members and senior-level volunteers were directly responsible for two fantastic Pride festivals. She was always open to hearing about a different way of doing things, and new ideas. Her ability to take everything in stride and with a smile made Pride Toronto a fun and inspiring work environment."
Former Volunteer Program Manager, Pride Toronto
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