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Tracy Harris

Chief Financial Officer

MIB Group, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

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Tracy Harris’ Biography

Tracy Harris continuously earns the respect of stakeholders, using finance as a platform for understanding how an organization functions. With this perspective, she provides a broad, holistic approach to solving problems, anticipating the future and guiding critical decisions. Known for keen insight into identifying risks and asking difficult questions, Tracy maintains a fiduciary mindset and framework for the organization’s success.

Currently, Tracy is CFO of the MIB Group, Inc., a membership corporation owned by 410 member insurance companies in the US and Canada. Previously, she served as CFO for several organizations where finance provided a platform for overall performance of the operations and long-term viability. Most recently, she was CFO for the venture fund that invests in education technology companies for the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMUC). With a common thread of project finance, she provided leadership for financing facilities, raising startup capital and preparing and marketing a company for sale.

Tracy has been a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) since 2014 and was the first recipient of the Washington Business Journal’s Financial Excellence Award in 2007. She is sought out for her governance perspective and financial acumen by numerous Boards, including CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Council of Institutional Investors, and her appointment by the Mayor as Trustee & Audit Committee Chair of the District of Columbia Retirement Board. She is also the Founding Member of the D.C. chapter of CHIEF, a private network helping women attain leadership positions, and a Member of the Economic Club of New York.

Tracy completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School after earning an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania, MBA from St. Louis University and BS in Marketing from Fontbonne University.

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Markets Insider
MIB Names New Chief Financial Officer

"Tracy brings a strong track-record as a CFO and executive leader to our organization," said Winikoff.  "Her deep and diverse experience base will prove valuable to incorporate best practices in financial management and support our business as we pursue our transformational plan.  I look forward to the unique perspective Tracy will bring to our leadership team."

Tracy Harris’ Background

MIB Group, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Jul 2021 - Present
Braintree, MA, USA
MIB Group, Inc. is a membership corporation owned by 410 member insurance companies in the U.S. and Canada. MIB Group is comprised of two subsidiaries: MIB Inc., the leading provider of fraud detection services to the insurance industry, and MIB Solutions, which specializes in risk assessment services for the insurance industry.
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Board of Directors
Oct 2020 - Present
Baltimore, MD, USA
CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit healthcare company that, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to 3.4 million individuals and employers in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia.
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Current Board Positions

Council of Institutional Investors
Advisory Council
May 2021 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
The Council of Institutional Investors is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of U.S. public, corporate and union employee benefit funds, other employee benefit plans, state and local entities charged with investing public assets, and foundations and endowments with combined assets under management of approximately $4 trillion.
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Board of Directors
Oct 2020 - Present
Baltimore, MD, USA
CareFirst, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a not-for-profit healthcare company that, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, offers a comprehensive portfolio of health insurance products and administrative services to 3.4 million individuals and employers in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia.
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Previous Board Positions

National Arts Strategies
Treasurer
Jul 2004 - Dec 2020
Alexandria, VA, USA
NAS is the country's premier educator of arts & culture leaders. Providing access to training through the Chief Executive Programs at Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Pennsylvania, NAS provides academic research and cultivates new arts leaders to strengthen their organizations. NAS supports a diverse community of cultural leaders capable of inspiring progress and growth.
Rutgers Business School
Advisory Board Member
2014 - Dec 2020
Newark, NJ, USA
Rutgers Business School prepares students for global roles by delivering a top-rated business education, establishing strong business partnerships, and fostering ethical standards.
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Media

MIB Appoints Tracy S. Harris as Chief Financial Officer
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Jul 2021
Tracy Harris was appointed MIB's Chief Financial Officier, where she will be charged with the organization's financial activities. She has been recognized for her past executive and operational positions and experiences, as she will continue to help MIB grow.
National Arts Strategies
Washington, DC, USA
In these videos for National Arts Strategies, Tracy Harris discusses a range of topics, including investing, leadership, and funding for the arts & sciences.

Publications

65th International Astronautical Congress 2014
Contributing Author
Jan 2014
Washington, DC, USA
This article discusses the endless possibilities for space exploration after the historic event of Voyager I traveling outside our solar system. Voyager I was the first probe to go interstellar, and this article outlines what that means for interstellar travel and for mankind.
Design Principles and Practices Journal
Co-author
Jun 2011
Champaign, IL, USA
This article, published in Design Principles and Practices, discusses the advances that the success of the international space station now allows space scientists, engineers, policymakers, elected officials, and others to explore. After more than 10 years of experiments, the article says, humankind now possesses sufficient knowledge about sustaining human life in outer space.

Memberships

The Economic Club of New York
Member
Jun 2021 - Present
New York, NY, USA
The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the promotion of the study and discussion of social, economic, and political issues.
Chief DC
Founding Member
May 2021 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
Chief is a private network built to drive more women into positions of power and keep them there. Chief is the only organization specifically designed for senior women leaders to strengthen their leadership journey, cross-pollinate ideas across industries, and effect change from the top-down.
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Awards & Endorsements

Washington Business Journal
Financial Excellence Award
2007
Washington, DC, USA
The Washington Business Journal features local business news about Washington, D.C. Its Financial Excellence Award recognizes industry leaders in the Washington D.C. area.
Washington Convention Center Board
Outstanding Service Award
2005
Washington, DC, USA
Tracy was recognized for her efforts in leading the Washington Convention Center Authority as it achieved significant financial growth, built strategic alliances and relationships with key stakeholders and partners, and broadened brand awareness.

Specialist Courses

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Women in Technology
Leadership Foundry
2015
Falls Church, VA, USA
The Leadership Foundry program is a nine-month program that includes an intensive board training class conducted by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Its focus is to help participants develop the core competencies needed to serve on a corporate board.

Training & Management Courses

Harvard Kennedy School
Women and Power | Executive Program
2013
Cambridge, MA, USA
Women and Power is a one-week executive program that focuses on teaching effective leadership strategies, with an emphasis on creating successful alliances and enduring partnerships.
Harvard Business School
General Management Program
2010
Cambridge, MA, USA
The General Management Program (GMP) accelerates this leadership transition by blending full-time, personalized learning with practical application on the job — maximizing an individual's learning and their return on investment.
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Press Releases

MIB Names New Chief Financial Officer
Jul 2021
Tracy Harris was named as MIB's Chief Financial Officer in July 2021. She will be a part of MIB's Executive Team, overseeing the direction, control and coordination of all financial activities. "Her deep and diverse experience base will prove valuable to incorporate best practices in financial management and support our business as we pursue our transformational plan," said MIB CEO Brian Winikoff.

Fellowships

National Association of Corporate Directors
Governance Fellow
Arlington, VA, USA
The National Association of Corporate Directors provides board members with practical insights through world-class education, leading research, and a growing network of directors. The NACD is the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices.
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Harvard Business School
Ralph and Janice James Fellowship
Cambridge, MA, USA
Harvard Business School is ranked among the top business schools in the world. It offers a full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and executive education programs.

Tracy Harris’ Education

University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government
Master of Public Administration, Government
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