Tracy Baumgartner, Executive Director of Sustainability; Comcast Corp.
Tracy Baumgartner serves as the Executive Director of Sustainability for Comcast Corporation, bringing together 25 years of experience in cable operations, communications, and corporate social responsibility. In this role, she leads the strategic deployment of environmentally responsible operational initiatives and programs, as well as efforts that measure and report progress internally and externally.
Prior to this role, she served as Executive Director of Operations Compliance for Comcast Cable, helping create the foundation of the company's sustainability efforts. Previously, Baumgartner spent nearly five years as Executive Director of Community Investment for Comcast Corporation, where she led the daily execution of Comcast's philanthropic strategies and published the corporation's Corporate Social Responsibility Report. She also held the role of Vice President of Public Relations for the West Division of Comcast Cable in Denver, where for nearly 10 years she was responsible for overseeing media relations, employee communications and community outreach efforts for the West Division's 11 states. She joined Comcast following the acquisition of AT&T Broadband, where she served as a national spokesperson. Baumgartner received her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with a dual emphasis in Marketing and International Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She was honored as the 2010 Chapter President of the Year by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and as the 2008 Woman of the Year by WICT's Rocky Mountain chapter. She is on the Board of Directors for Performing Arts Association (PAA) and recently returned to the WICT Rocky Mountain Board as Interim Vice President. She is married to technology editor Jeff Baumgartner of Multichannel News, and they have two sons, Jack and Benjamin.