Southwest President Tracy D. Hall named a Memphis Business Journal Power 100 Leader

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Tracy D. Hall
Tracy D. Hall
President, Southwest Tennessee Community College

Congratulations to Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall who was named a Memphis Business Journal’s (MBJ) Power 100 Leader  for the third consecutive time. Dr. Hall received her award during the Power 100 award ceremony Jan. 26, 2023 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Her recognition was publicly announced Feb. 9 in the MBJ.

The Power 100 profiles Memphis’ most influential leaders in a wide range of industries who are transformational agents in their communities and places of business. MBJ’s editorial team meticulously vets the list each year to decide who are the 100 most powerful people in Memphis business and in the community. MBJ defines the term “power” as someone at the top making decisions to a single act that has enormous consequences.

Enjoy reading MBJ’s profile of Dr. Hall below.

A few years ago, Tracy Hall, Ed.D., talked to MBJ about the importance of taking action. “A lot of the time, when we talk about these challenges, we act as though we can’t do anything about them,” she said. “If education is a priority, we show it.” Hall has certainly shown it during her tenure as president of Southwest Tennessee Community College. Under her leadership, the school has navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic, made its enrollment process more accessible, and increased the economic and social mobility opportunities for students. It also earned Achieving the Dream Leader College status in 2019 and the Bellwether Award for Planning, Governance, and Finance in 2021. Hall is a board member of the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.