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  • Tracy Hoover

    Tracy Hoover

    Tracy Hoover is an experienced nonprofit executive and social sector impact strategist. For more than 25 years, Tracy has been passionately committed to redefining civic engagement, community problem solving​,​ and active corporate citizenship. As president and chief executive officer of Points of Light, Tracy led the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteerism. Tracy served as chief of staff and chief operating officer before taking the helm of the organization in 2013. Across ​a decade, Tracy and her teams raised tens of millions of dollars each year and partnered with many of the world’s most respected companies to invest in innovative new impact programs. Before joining Points of Light, Tracy was the executive director of Hands On Atlanta, a ​Points of Light affiliate. ​In her tenure, she helped to build the organization and replicate the model of “hands-on” volunteering—mobilizing thousands of volunteers each year in Atlanta’s public schools and nonprofit organizations​. She also led a successful multi-million dollar capital campaign to purchase the midtown Atlanta building that would serve as the headquarters of Hands On Atlanta, Hands On Network​,​ and later Points of Light.
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    Tracy has taken on a variety of volunteer leadership roles including a federal appointment to the Presidio Trust’s ​F​ort Scott ​a​dvisory ​c​ouncil, service as an America’s Promise Alliance ​t​rustee, a member of the Voices for National Service steering committee and the National Black Arts Festival-Full House Commission. Currently, Tracy serves on the Earth University ​b​oard of ​t​rustees, the Reading Partners ​n​ational ​b​oard of ​directors and as the founding director of Georgia Support the Vote. Tracy received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Tennessee. She was a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2007, and a recipient of the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta’s Social Enterprise Initiative Scholarship.

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