Gray & Associates: Outstanding Experience
Tracy Gray has more than 20 years of for-profit and non-profit brand building experience . Tracy's primary responsibilities are design, management and measurement of client programs.
Prior to Gray & Associates, he served as Director of Public Relations and Diversity Program Management at IMAGES USA, an advertising and public relations agency. Tracy designed and managed internal diversity programs, multicultural advertising, public relations and awareness programs for clients that included U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, McDonald's, CDC, Pfizer and the Georgia Department of Community Health.
Prior to his work for IMAGES USA, Tracy served as Account Supervisor, Public Relations at Pollak Levitt & Nel, (PLN), advertising, public relations and interactive agency. His duties included management of diversity and general market public relations and communications for eight business units of Kimberly-Clark Professional Health Care. He has also designed public relations for Sony, Chevy, Disney, Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Power. Tracy also worked in the area of general market, diversity, ethnic marketing, advertising and public relations at ABOA Golin-Harris Communications, Vargas Flores & Amigos Communications, and the National Office of the Arthritis Foundation.
Tracy has worked as a TV and radio producer, reporter, and anchor covering local, national and international assignments.
He has received numerous national and regional awards for his journalism work. Tracy received his B.S. degree in Journalism and Political Science from Northern Illinois University and attended Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism for his Masters in Media Management, M.S.J. degree.
He is also the co-author of the book Differences Do Make A Difference, written with Dr. Roosevelt Thomas Jr. director of the American Institute for Managing Diversity Inc. The book explores national trends of workforce diversity and offers insights to build stronger and more competitive corporations and organizations.
Eileen Gray, SPHR provides consulting services in the areas of:
- Organizational Effectiveness
- Training and Facilitation
- Executive Coaching
- Culture Change
Key Capabilities and Experience
Eileen has over 25 years of business experience as an entrepreneur, sales executive, human resource leader, and trainer. She has worked with organizations of all sizes and industries helping them implement solutions that drive strategic organizational results by leveraging the talents and engagement of its human capital.
As a sales executive, Eileen led business development in the Southeast for Development Dimensions International (DDI), one of the largest global talent development and assessment firms, consistently exceeding million dollar sales goals through her ability to translate client needs into solutions and build relationships with senior corporate executives. Eileen was responsible for closing numerous high profile accounts with Fortune 500 and was responsible for overseeing the account and managing client relationships.
Prior to spending 10 years in sales, Eileen spent several years in human resources where she progressed though various levels of Human Resource management positions within ALCOA, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Contel, and ADVO.
More recently Eileen has used her expertise in talent development and human resources as a consultant, trainer, and coach.
Eileen has engaged extensively with Cox Communications managing projects related to workforce planning, selection system design and implementation, executive search, and the development of strategic partnerships to meet diversity recruitment objectives. She also customized competency models for better alignment with the selection process and led RFP processes to select and implement assessment tools for sales positions.
Eileen also delivers training and facilitation in leadership, diversity, performance management, personal branding, trust, conflict resolution, change, team building, customer service, and interviewing skills.
Throughout her career, Eileen has helped others address their individual strengths and developmental areas in order to achieve the strategic goals of the organization including interpretation of assessment results and the development of action plans.
Eileen has training certifications from DDI, as well as Stephen Covey’s Speed of Trust, and Employment Learning International’s (ELI) Civil Treatment Series.
Eileen is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She has a bachelor’s degree in Personnel and Labor Relations from the University of Maryland and certificate in Human Resources Management from Kennesaw State University.
Eileen is a member of SHRM Atlanta and has held various leadership positions in the Atlanta Human Resources Association and the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, including President, Senior Vice President and General Director.