Tracey Kearny is an outplacement professional, helping former employees of firms that have restructured make better job changes than they could on their own, leading them to more successful careers, and creating happier alumni for their former employers.
As Vice President with Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., she partners with companies in the Houston and Louisiana markets to evaluate and implement responsible human capital solutions during mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, and restructuring. She provides customized planning and support to organization and their affected employees, helps them make optimal outplacement decisions, and serves as a transition counselor for individuals receiving Challenger services. In her role as executive/business advisor, she successfully assisting executives impacted by change.
Before, Tracey worked for more than 15 years in the mental health field. Parlaying her resource management and communication skills as a therapist, she transitioned to the corporate world when she joined Challenger in 2002.
Tracey's networking has allowed her to establish strong relationships and become a trusted advisor within the community. She believes the path to success is achieved through consistency to purpose, determination, and commitment to excellence. Her volunteer interests include Leadership Houston, Chair of Pink Petro’s Global Community Council, & Dress for Success Houston’s Corporate Guild. In addition to WorkforceNEXT, Tracey serves on the Advisory Board for Houston’s Chief HR Executive Network as well as the Houston Board for the National Business Development Association.
Tracey earned a B.A. in Psychology and Communications from the University of North Texas, Dallas/Ft. Worth. Her free time is dedicated towards time with her three children, Jay, Natalie and Geoffrey, and extended family.