Tracy Hulsey has over 30 years of experience in marketing, project management and governmental relations in metro Atlanta. Her exceptional skillset has led to her rise in several regional organizations. She has managed real estate development, market research and economic impact analysis as an asset vice president with Post Properties and as principal of her own company, TLH Consulting. She managed planning and improvement programs as a senior vice president at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, executive director of the Cumberland Community Improvement District, and lead consultant to the Development Authority of Powder Springs. Tracy used her marketing expertise as director of marketing for Croy Engineering, where she, with senior leadership, led the implementation of the company’s strategic marketing, public relations, business development and client relations plans.
Before coming to Paulding County, Tracy served as economic development specialist for Cobb County Government. Here, she created and established a comprehensive business retention and expansion program that included a full-service “Business Concierge” program and “Business Walks” program. She assisted in the oversight and administering of the county’s economic development programs, including the Economic Development Professionals Round Table, and in the creation of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Grant program to stimulate successful and unique business incentive development and expansion.
Tracy earned a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and a M.B.A. from Georgia State University. She was born in Atlanta and has lived in Georgia most of her life. She has passionately given her time and efforts for numerous non-profit organizations, serving on the liveSAFE Resources board of directors for 20-plus years and as board chair, as well as vice chair of the American Cancer Society Leadership Council. Tracy is also a graduate of Leadership Cobb and more recently Leadership Paulding. She has received numerous volunteer service awards, including the American Cancer Society Babe Atkins-Byrne Ray of Hope Award and the United Way Heart-in-Hand Volunteer of the Year Award.
Tracy loves to travel, read, and spend time with her family in Powder Springs. She and her husband, Brad, have three grown children, four grandchildren and attend McEachern Memorial United Methodist Church.