Throughout his career, Tracy has frequently been named among advertising’s creative elite. Winner of over 350 national and international creative awards, he has taken top prizes at every major award show multiple times with work that spans three decades.
His groundbreaking TV campaign for Chevys Restaurants was inducted into The Clio Hall of Fame in 2006. Other notable honors include being named an Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Marketer of the Year for the American Marketing Association/Northwest and being awarded the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal for Lifetime Achievement. However, he is most recognized for his appearance on AMC’s The Pitch a show about the real “Mad Men.”
Tracy’s prior agency experience includes iconic Ogilvy/New York and legendary Goodby, Silverstein & Partners/San Francisco. He is a graduate of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, and the University of Oregon, Eugene.
Tracy is currently working on a book entitled CREATIVE DEMOCRACY™ which details a path to better creative thinking in business – through an understanding of the creative process and developing a culture of egoless, consensus-based collaboration.
Lastly, Tracy is male, not female.