Tracey N. Mason is the Assistant Vice President and Director of Community Development of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland serving Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. In this role, Tracey provides operational oversight and ensure effective implementation of research, outreach, public programs, and communications that promote economic resilience and mobility in low to moderate income communities. Tracey leads the Reserve Bank's National Policy Summit focusing policies and programs targeting workforce development, affordable housing, and small business. Tracey also leads the Community Advisory Council to ensure diverse perspectives on the economic circumstances and financial service needs of consumers and communities throughout the Bank’s region.
Tracey held the position of Chief Administrator for Cuyahoga County’s Division of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS) from 2011 – 2015, later being reappointed to the position by County Executive Armond Budish in 2019-2022, overseeing the largest government aging division in the State of Ohio serving 33,000 residents. Prior to returning to DSAS, Tracey was Vice-President of Partnerships and Client Services with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Tracey previously held leadership roles as the Executive Director of University Settlement and Director of Finance and Administration for the Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland.
Tracey holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Cleveland State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Akron. She earned a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification through Cuyahoga County’s Innovation Academy. Tracey is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Leadership Cleveland Class of 2009.
Tracey was recognized by Northeast Ohio Boomer Magazine as a Boomer Impact Award Recipient 2020 – Changing the Aging Game through Innovation, Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine “40 Under 40” and received Outstanding Leadership Acknowledgements from the Cuyahoga County, Cleveland City Council and University Settlement. Tracey is a Board Member of the Center’s for Dialysis Care (CDC), The Centers for Families and Children and actively involved with United Way’s Basic Needs Impact Committee. She previously served as the Board President and Treasurer of the Ohio Coalition for Adult Protective Services.