Tracy Furman moved to Greensboro when she was 7 years old, and attended St. Pius, Kiser Junior High, and Grimsley High School. After attending the University of North Carolina Greensboro, she went on to earn her Associate in Accounting at Wake Technical Community College and Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University Of Baltimore. Tracy raised her three children: Bobby, Simone, and Theo in Greensboro, and currently lives with her children as well as her golden retriever-- Leo and dachshund-- Mickey.
Tracy has worked tirelessly to spur economic development in Greensboro and the surrounding area, and currently serves as the Executive Director of Triad Local First, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting locally owned small businesses. As Executive Director for Triad Local First, Tracy has fought to help locally owned businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic through working with local, regional, and state governments to fight to save our locally owned businesses
Tracy also serves as commissioner on the Minimum Housing Standards Commission ensuring support for our struggling homeowners and renters. From 2018 to 2020, she served as a member of the Executive Board for the Greensboro NAACP.
When the pandemic struck, Tracy took action, working to make sure that Greensboro’s locally owned businesses could survive an incredibly challenging year, and when elected to the City Council, will help to create a safer and more prosperous Greensboro in a post-COVID economy.