Tracy Kirby Harbold
Tracy Kirby Harbold has served as the Executive Director of the Upper Arlington Community Foundation since January of 2015. Tracy has spent most of her adult career working in philanthropy. She started her philanthropic career at Michigan State University as a development assistant for both Athletics and the College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1999, she moved to Ohio and spent over 12 years working for The Ohio State University. Her positions there included: Manager of the Wexner Center Foundation; Assistant Director of Development in the College of Veterinary Medicine; Director of Development for the College of Human Ecology and Senior Director of Development for the College of Education and Human Ecology.
In 2011, Tracy left OSU and spent 4 years at National Church Residences as Senior Director of Resource Development. Her scope of work included healthcare fundraising for most of the state of Ohio, Hospice and raising funds to build housing for the formerly homeless. She has raised tens of millions of dollars throughout her career and is honored and humbled to now serve her own community where she lives and raises her family.