Tracey Walker CCD-AP

National Leader of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, RSM US LLP

CDI EXPERIENCE As a national leader of the 100-year-old RSM's Culture, Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) strategy, Tracey is responsible for the firm's enterprise equity objectives. These include workplace, workforce, marketplace and community programming for the Americas, the governing Inclusion Council driving inclusion policies at the executive level and across the enterprise. She designs the firm's inclusive Learning and Professional Development (LPD) with over 15 original courses such as Unconscious Bias, Managing Bias, Inclusive Leadership and Leadership Dexterity. She leads the ENG Council governing 12 Employee Network Groups (ENGs), as well as, supplier diversity and disadvantaged business partner programs, partner organization sponsorships and the CDI Impact Fund for charitable partnerships. She drives the training of leaders in the delivery of inclusive client and talent experience efforts across the $2 billion RSM enterprise. Tracey is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) subject-matter expert and leads D&I advisory services for RSM clients delivering inclusion compliance, D&I implementation and infrastructure. She presents lectures for business schools and trade organizations such as Indiana University Kelley School of Business, UMass Isenberg among others; American Apparel and Fashion Association (AAFA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) as well as RSM International conferences in Berlin and Beijing. She is certified in Diversity and Inclusion as an Advanced Practitioner from the Cornell University School of Industrial and labor Relations (ILR) and completed her graduate work with honors at the Harvard Business School in Organizational Behavior. CDI/ENG RELATED AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS/AFFILIATIONS Tracey was named the 100 Most Influential Women in Diversity and Inclusion (2020) by Diversity MBA. She was appointed Founding Chair of the Council for the Advancement of Women by the AGA, Association of Government Accountants (2020). She was named to the Top 50 Elite Executives in Diversity and Inclusion (2018). She received the Women Leaders in Consulting award from Consulting Magazine (2017). She serves on the Inclusion Task Force for the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the board of Howard University Center for Accounting Education (CAE) and is Past Chair of the Urban League Board of Directors, Tracey has received and numerous honors and recognitions for distinguished Leadership and charitable board service throughout her career. SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE Previously, as the firm's Federal Financial Services Sector Leader, Tracey led specialized financial advisory teams of experts to address the complex technical needs of federal agency clients in lending, compliance, financial management and reporting, risk and technology. Tracey has 20 years of federal and state government solution and legislative affairs experience. She is the firm's registered corporate representative before state legislatures, federal agencies and Congressional lawmaking officials. She began her career as corporate representative before the Illinois and New York State legislatures on Intellectual Property, Franchise Law and Education matters.