Tracey Barbour-Gillett is a Program Officer for Community Development at the Abell Foundation, where her work focuses on stabilizing and revitalizing neighborhoods, increasing entrepreneurial opportunities, removing barriers to household financial stabilization, and supporting community-led efforts to use green space.
Prior to joining the Foundation, she was project manager at a consulting firm focused on assisting nonprofit organizations with their organizational stability. She has also advocated for state-level implementation of housing and community development policies. Tracey is a graduate of American University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and has a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore. A native Baltimorean, she resides in Baltimore City with her husband.