Tracey Patillo is the Acting Chief Financial Officer in Operations. She leads the effort to ensure the financial integrity and sustainability of WRI.

Prior to joining WRI, Tracey worked as a financial planning and analysis director providing financial analysis, forecasting and strategies for a global not-for-profit organization. She also worked in budgeting and financial management for World Wildlife Fund.

Tracey holds a bachelors degree with honors in Economics from Swarthmore College, a masters of Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan's Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and an executive leadership certificate from Cornell University.

Tracey resides in Alexandria, VA. When not working, Tracey can be found volunteering with So Others Might Eat (SOME), co-leading the Swarthmore Black Alumni Network and teaching Jazzercise.