Tracy Verrier is the Executive Director of Cayuga Strategic Solutions, a joint venture of the Cayuga Economic Development Agency and the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce. Tracy provides organizational oversight, stakeholder engagement, and staff management for CSS, as well as administrative services to various economic development boards including the Cayuga County IDA, Auburn IDA, Auburn Local Development Corporation, and the City and County small business loan programs. She also serves on the Central New York Regional Economic Development Council, the Cayuga County Convention & Visitors Bureau Board, and is a co-chair of the Auburn DRI Local Planning Committee.

Tracy has Master’s Degrees in Economics and International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Drew University. Tracy and her husband, Ian Phillips, live in Owasco and are co-owners of Heifer Hops.