Why FlashPoint? “We excel in partnering with clients for genuine development of high-performing leaders and their teams. It's our calling and passion to make the world a better place through people development.”
You’ll find him connecting with clients in genuine, heartfelt ways through training, facilitating, and coaching, in an effort to help them identify issues and apply solutions to real-world challenges. Tracy focuses his consulting in the areas of coaching, leadership development, and management training. Whether in classrooms, coaching sessions, or the FlashPoint office, Tracy creates an environment where clients feel safe, relaxed, and respected. By asking probing questions that clients may never have asked themselves, Tracy works toward individual and team-level insights that improve performance.
Before FlashPoint: After serving as a certified paramedic for 18 years, Tracy wanted to have a bigger impact on the world and “go big” in his life’s work by developing skilled, compassionate, aware individuals and teams. He began by growing high-performing leaders and teams at T-Mobile USA and Healthways, Inc. He then spent several years in Nashville serving as Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s director of leadership and organizational development and later as director of leadership programs at Vanderbilt University.
Education and Expertise: Tracy has a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and a master's degree in organizational development and whole systems design. He holds training and coaching certifications from a number of organizations and is certified to administer several talent management tools and assessments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, Korn Ferry’s Leadership Architect™ Competency Model, and the Emotional Intelligence Skills Assessment. He’s an accredited facilitator for The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, a certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator, and a trained facilitator for The Leadership Challenge Workshop®.
After Work Hours: Tracy serves on two nonprofit boards and is a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters. He has taught mindfulness meditation to individuals and groups over the last 15 years, maintaining a 20-year daily practice himself. He’s developed a passion for physical fitness and body building in midlife, motivated by setting new physical and mental goals and working to achieve them in purposeful, focused ways.