Tracy Thomas

Vice President & CFO

Tracy is a seasoned financial executive who brings over 25 years of experience in real estate finance, investment, asset management, investor reporting and portfolio management.  She is responsible for the oversight and management of KCS West’s financial operations, accounting, reporting and treasury functions.

Prior to joining KCS West, Tracy was the CFO at Chandler Partners, a privately held, full-service, real estate development firm.  Prior to Chandler Partners, Tracy served as the CFO and COO at National Community Renaissance (NCR), a developer, builder and manager of affordable multi-family housing.  While at both organizations, Tracy was responsible for all accounting and finance, asset management, property management, information systems, risk management, legal services, and human resources. Prior to NCR, Tracy founded her own firm providing consulting services in finance, business and software applications and integrations.

Tracy is known for her leadership and recognized for her ability to form cross-functional teams that work effectively together towards a common goal. She has the innate ability to build relationships, trust and rapport with people, and then build upon the connections to motivate forward momentum to get things done.

A Certified Public Accountant, Tracy earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and received her public accounting experience from Arthur Andersen.