Author of eight books and counting, Dr. Tracey C. Jones is the president of Tremendous Leadership.

Tracey C. Jones is nationally known for her leadership expertise, as well as her ability to connect on a core level with her audiences . With her trademark wit and decades of industry experience, Tracey effortlessly intertwines leadership principles with actionable strategies, infusing humor and a profound understanding of workplace dynamics. She offers a distinctive approach to leader-follower interactions, leveraging diagnostic tools, cutting-edge research, and clearly defined objectives everyone can immediately implement.

An accomplished author, captivating speaker, esteemed adjunct professor, visionary publisher, insightful podcaster, and dedicated researcher, Tracey serves as the President of Tremendous Leadership and T3 Solutions, Inc. She has authored several impactful books, including Beyond Tremendous: Raising the Bar on Life, empowering individuals to transcend mediocrity and embrace their true potential. In A Message to Millennials, she inspires the next generation of leaders by emphasizing the significance of followership. Tracey’s doctoral research culminated in her book SPARK: Five Essentials to Igniting the Greatness Within, while her latest release, The Art of Tremendous: Ten Tips for Life, imparts timeless wisdom inherited from her father, the legendary Charlie “Tremendous” Jones, and offers practical applications for today’s challenges.

At the heart of Tracey’s leadership philosophy lies a fundamental belief in the power of lifelong learning to foster resilience and cultivate a positive outlook, thereby transforming workplace environments for the better each day. With nearly four decades of diverse experience spanning multiple industries—from the military to semiconductors to publishing—Tracey has developed organizational leadership techniques that yield tangible results when implemented promptly. She challenges her audiences to courageously confront their obstacles and take decisive steps toward effecting meaningful change in their personal and professional lives.

A distinguished graduate of the Air Force Academy, Tracey served as an officer in the United States Air Force for twelve years, accumulating a wealth of operational expertise and exceptional leadership skills in various command roles across different global locations. Transitioning to the civilian sector, she forged a successful career as a corporate “fixer” contributing her talents to industry giants such as Applied Materials and Northrup Grumman and serving as a Project Manager with the National Security Agency (NSA). Committed to lifelong learning, Tracey holds a PhD in Leadership and an MBA in Global Management.

Following in the footsteps of her late father, Charlie “Tremendous” Jones, who founded Executive Books in 1965 with a mission to change the world one book at a time, Tracey assumed leadership of the company in 2009. She upholds her father’s remarkable legacy today, firmly believing in the pivotal role of philanthropy and community engagement in effective leadership.

Driven by her extensive research and unwavering commitment to learning, Tracey constantly seeks opportunities to assist businesses in investing in their employees through tailored training programs, coaching initiatives, and Continuing Education Credits. 

Awards and Recognition:

  • 2017 Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Central Penn College
  • 2014 Business Achievement Award, West Shore Chamber of Commerce
  • Cover story, Business Woman magazine
  • Women in Philanthropy Award, The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
  • 25th Annual YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence, 2014
  • Central PA’s Business Women’s Forum 2014 Nominee
  • Cover Story, Harrisburg Regional News, Spring 2014
  • Central Penn Business Journal’s Women of Influence 2013
  • Click here to Listen to Tracey on CONNECT! Online Radio for Selling Professionals!
  • Click here to Listen to Tracey on Lancaster Connects Podcast showcasing the best of PA!