Tracia Luh, director and program chief financial officer of Global Health, leads the team that provides financial and strategic planning and analytical support across the foundation's work in global health.
Tracia joined the foundation in 2016 as program chief financial officer of U.S. Program, the foundation’s education division. Prior to the foundation, Tracia was CFO of Andela, a talent accelerator funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, that trains software developers in Africa and places them with leading global companies. She also was CFO and SVP of Corporate Development at Newsweek, a division of Graham Holdings/Washington Post, where she was hired to lead a financial review of strategic alternatives that culminated in a sale of the division. Between 2000-2009, she held senior financial positions at ESPN/Disney, assessing operating performance and evaluating strategic transactions and investments. She began her career in the Global Fixed Income departments of Merrill Lynch and Chase/JP Morgan, analyzing companies and publishing investment recommendations.
Tracia holds a bachelor's degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She serves on the Board of YMCA Greater Seattle, which manages the thirteen Seattle-area branches, and Lincoln Center Education, which provides arts education programs to under-served schools and communities.