Traci has owned and operated numerous organizations throughout her career as well as executive positions at multiple fortune 500 companies. Most recently Traci was a founding member and Operating President at 3C Compassionate Care Center. As one of the founders of 3C, Traci successfully opened and operated two of the largest Medical Marijuana dispensaries in Illinois.
Within the first 12 months of 3C being operational, they were voted the #1 Dispensary Group in the State of Illinois by the patients of Illinois. Prior to operating 3C Traci was a Managing Partner at iGenMedia where she was a co-founder and responsible for operations and large client engagements. Prior to iGen, Traci held several technical and executive roles at fortune 500 companies. She has led technical and business teams at Arthur Andersen (now Accenture), Platinum Technology, IBM / Cognos and most recently was the Director of Development at Tribune Company.
Throughout her career Traci has excelled at various roles and twice received Employee of the Year awards for her technical and business contributions. She holds Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification and received her bachelor’s degree in information and decision sciences from the University of Illinois.
Most recently Traci was named as a Member of the Board to the United 2 Fight Paralysis Organization (U2PF), a non-profit that focuses its efforts on finding a cure for Paralysis. U2PF also hosts the annual Working 2 Walk conference that brings together the latest researchers in the world annually to meet with members of the paralysis community and helps to ensure collaboration in the research community.
In addition to her work with U2PF , Traci also founded the United Paralysis Organization after becoming paralyzed in 2008. Since founding the 501(c) 3 charity, Traci has worked as an advocate raising and contributing monies for the purpose of finding a cure for neurological conditions and promoting therapies for those afflicted with Spinal Cord Injuries and Diseases. Most recently, Traci and the United Paralysis Organization funded a fellowship with Dr. Jerry Silver for his outstanding work in the field of Neuroscience at Case Western University.