Tracy Harris is Chief Financial Officer at UMUC Ventures, an organization that funds, develops, and launches new ventures that help higher education institutes stay innovative in a time of technological advances and revolutionary changes in higher education.
Tracy has over 20 years of experience across a wide range of industries and is highly regarded for her finance and operational skills. She has held executive positions, board appointments, and advisor roles in financial services, nonprofits, and government. Tracy Harris is an accomplished financial executive, expert strategist, and visionary leader with a record of success leading several large institutions.
An industrious and creative professional with a track record for improving efficiencies, streamlining processes, and growing revenue at large organizations, Ms. Harris is skilled at optimizing businesses for long-term success. She is a veteran financial professional with both public and private accounting and financial reporting experience and a record of exceptional performance and accuracy in statement preparation and auditing. In addition to her financial acumen, she has proven to be an insightful leader, relationship builder, and expert negotiator who unites teams across all levels of an organization in the interest of pursuing excellence.
Before her current position, she held c-suite roles for BondFactor; American Institute of Architects; Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered; the Washington Convention Center Authority.
Tracy holds many degrees, including a GMP from Harvard Business School, an MBA in Finance from St. Louis University, an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Marketing from Fontbonne University.