Tracy Nelson MSOD, SPHR, CPLP
Vice President, Learning & Development, Center for Professional & Executive Development
Adjunct Faculty/Executive in Residence, Wisconsin School of Business
Tracy is a senior human resources and talent development executive with more than 30 years of business experience. She currently leads CPED’s full learning portfolio of talent development services including courses and certificate programs, coaching services, and organizational, leadership, and team assessment services.
Tracy works directly with client organizations to understand their talent development needs and design solutions leveraging the full scope of talent and thought leadership from the University of Wisconsin faculty and beyond. Tracy has been an active leader in her profession at both the local and national level. She was one of the first in the nation to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance designation (CPLP) through the National Association for Talent Development (ATD), and served on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin chapter of ATD including a role as President.