Tracy E. Austin

Tracy E. Austin

Personal Development Consultant at Austin Consulting Services

Greater New York City Area
Management Consulting

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Tracy E. Austin's Overview

  • Personal Development Consultant at Austin Consulting Services (ACS)

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Tracy E. Austin's Summary

A proven leader capable of consistently bringing structure to projects and processes that are not well defined; with a passion for constant improvement, applying an entrepreneurial spirit in securing resources to grow and sustain business. With fifteen plus years of experience providing successful customer service, I bring out-of-the-box thinking to development and management.

My experience is qualified by academic preparation and enhanced by philanthropic service. My philanthropy is exemplified through: (1) the belief in the worth of every individual; (2) a commitment to nurture healthy relationships and influential networks; (3) and a vow of personal betterment through continued education and civic engagement. My ongoing desire is to serve the community at large with a spirit of excellence.

Specialties: Research; Succession Planning; Infrastructure Development; Curriculum Development; Public Speaking; Teaching/Tutoring; Resource Acquisition; Ministry Consultation; Strategic Planning; Faith Based Partnerships; Creative Concept Designs

Tracy E. Austin's Experience

Personal Development Consultant

Austin Consulting Services (ACS)

January 2012Present (2 years 9 months) Bronx, New York

Mission Statement: To help you to better help yourself

Vision: To inspire and empower individuals, business owners, organizations, and ministries to be bold in position, execute their vision, and thrive in their mission with excellence

Summer Program Coordinator (Seasonal Position)

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

July 2014August 2014 (2 months) Spring Valley, New York

Work collaboratively to plan, direct, and supervise activities. Share responsibility for day to day operations; including managing seasonal staff, program development and evaluation. Respond to staff, participant, and administrative needs. Prepare written reports and records as requested. Provided daily announcements to participants during programs and meal times.

Manager of Office Operations

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

September 2010February 2013 (2 years 6 months) Harlem, New York

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office; Designed, trained, and supervised the internship program; Recruited and supervised volunteers; Served as the Petty Cash Custodian; Liaison for the Board of Directors and all vendor relations; Answered phones and provided administrative support for other staff members

Chief of Staff

Sanctuary Charlotte Church

January 2009December 2009 (1 year) Charlotte, North Carolina

Supported member growth through feedback and resources to meet individual and collective needs; Created official screening and informational forms for new member intake and operations compliance; Established and implemented train-the-trainer curriculum for recruiting and sustaining leadership

Special Projects Associate & Independent Contractor

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 2007December 2008 (1 year 4 months) New York, NY

Served as Delphi Project Administrator, a national consensus project on treatment decisions related to a $13.5 million dollar Pediatric MS initiatives; Mediated discussions between professionals; Chaired a subcommittee for a national resource manual to reach underserved populations

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry

May 2007July 2008 (1 year 3 months)

National Urban Fellows (NUF) is a leadership development organization founded to counter the under-representation of people of color and women in leadership positions. The National Urban Fellows program selects 40-50 Fellows annually for a rigorous, 14-month, full-time graduate program, which comprises two semesters of academic course work and a nine-month Mentorship and culminates in a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from the City University of New York's Bernard M. Baruch College, School of Public Affairs.

Director of Ministries

Greater Providence Baptist Church

January 2004May 2007 (3 years 5 months) Charlotte, North Carolina

Spearheaded a succession planning initiative for the Director of Ministries position; Prepared annual reports, budgets, and any other reports deemed necessary for the Executive Committee’s information, approval, and dissemination; Coordinated fundraising efforts for ministry programming under the direction of the Ministry Council

Part-Time Teacher

Outreach Community Ministries

August 2003December 2003 (5 months)

Governed fourth and fifth grade students through homework assistance, conflict management, participatory learning and recreational activities at Outreach Community Ministries (OCM).
OCM is an interdenominational, Christian community service organization. I worked specifically with the Jubilee Neighborhood School (JNS) after school program for children in grades K-5 with working parents. The JNS educational program “wraps around” the public school program.

Graduate Recruiter

Wheaton College Graduate School

Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2003December 2003 (1 year) Wheaton, IL

Managed the global candidate pool across nine graduate programs; Affiliated with stakeholders to host quarterly recruitment events; Functioned as Research Associate, compiling and analyzing recruitment and admissions statistics to aid recruiting

Tracy E. Austin's Certifications

  • New York Notary Public and CPR/First Aid Certified

Tracy E. Austin's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Quality Assurance Manager of Children and Youth Ministry

      Grace Baptist Church (Mount Vernon, NY)
      May 2014 present (5 months)
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Education
      • Poverty Alleviation

Tracy E. Austin's Skills & Expertise

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Leadership
  3. Community Outreach
  4. Teaching
  5. Research
  6. Leadership Development
  7. Workshop Facilitation
  8. Strategic Planning
  9. Program Development
  10. Editing
  11. Operations Compliance, Networking and Resource Aquisition
  12. Curriculum Design
  13. Recruiting
  14. Fundraising
  15. Training
  16. Program Management
  17. Proposal Writing
  18. Policy Analysis
  19. Management
  20. Organizational Development
  21. Volunteer Management
  22. Grants
  23. Entrepreneurship
  24. Policy
  25. Community Development

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Tracy E. Austin's Publications

  • Don't Let Chronic Illness Stop Your Dreams!

    • American Bible Society - Elements of Life Magazine
    • April 25, 2011
    Authors: Tracy E. Austin
  • "Appreciate the Do Overs of Life"

    • June 29, 2012
    Authors: Tracy E. Austin

    Self Improvement Article

  • Management of Pediatric Central Nervous System Demyelinating Disorders: Consensus of United States Neurologists

    • Journal of Child Neurology
    • April 2011
    Authors: Tracy E. Austin, National Multiple Sclerosis Pediatric MS Steering Committee
  • Just a Second . . . I'm Praying (A Prayer Devotional for Preschoolers)

    • Self Published
    • August 1, 2013
    Authors: Tracy E. Austin

    This book is a prayer and teaching tool for parents and preschoolers. This book can be purchased online through Amazon as well. Google, "Just a Second I'm Praying ...."

  • For All Issues Trust Him (Journal)

    • Self Published
    • August 1, 2013
    Authors: Tracy E. Austin

    This journal provides quotes and scriptures to guide self-reflection. It can be purchased on Amazon. Google "For All Issues Trust Him Amazon".

Tracy E. Austin's Education

Duke University Office of Continuing Studies

Certificate in Nonprofit Management


Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)

MPA, Public Administration


Activities and Societies: Volunteer Subcommittee Chair, Class of '08 Graduation Committee; Opening Remarks Speaker, National Urban Fellows Graduation Ceremony

Wheaton College

MA, Educational Ministries


Activities and Societies: Director, Graduate Student Ministries; Mentor, Big Sibs Emmanuel Mentoring Program; Coordinator, Prayer Ministry

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

BA, English


From 1994 to 1996, I worked on the campus of UNC Charlotte in the following positions:

Resident Advisor, Housing and Residence Life
Student Assistant, Career Center
Office Assistant III, Brocker Health Center

Activities and Societies: President, English Honor Society; Volunteer, Office of Disability Services

Jones Senior High School

Diploma, College Prep, Honors and Scholars Graduate


Homecoming Queen and Prom Queen my senior year

Activities and Societies: Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Future Business Leaders of America, Students Against Drunk Driving, French Club, Cheerleading Squad (Captain / Co-Captain)

Tracy E. Austin's Additional Information


Research, Curriculum Development, Program Development, Civic Engagement, Reading

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

Volunteer of the Month, December 2008
Nanotechnology Research Foundation
Oversight of 400+ Volunteers

The Church Bulletin (online newsletter)
Featured Cover Story, November 2009
2009 Cover Feature Writer (May, August, November)

Insightful Spiritual Messages (ISMs)
Book Publication
Section Contributor, June 2008

C.A.L.L.E.D. (Book for Christian Educators)
Book Publication
Contributor, June 2010

Award, "For Dedication & Excellence in Service,"
The Park Ministries, Assimilation Ministry, 2001

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