Tracey is a UC Davis graduate with a Bachelors in Animal Science. She is also currently attending the Universidad de Guadalajara to become a veterinarian. Tracey has been an animal lover since she was a child, growing up playing with with calves, chickens, and piglets in El Salvador. She aspires to one day have her own practice and develop an organization in El Salvador to recover bird populations and help injured birds.
When not working with the Nordhoff team, Tracey enjoys whale watching, hiking, fast cars, gastronomy (cooking AND eating!), and interacting with animals large and small. She has a feisty chihuahua named Justin, two German Shepherd mixes, Junior and Ringo, and a female lovebird named Manolo.