White Rock Center of Hope
Mar 03, 2021 11:45 AM
Tracee Bond
White Rock Center of Hope

Tracee Bond, PHR is the Interim Executive Director at White Rock Center Of Hope.  She was appointed February 1st, 2021 after the retirement of Ted Beechler who had been at the helm of the organization for twenty years.   Tracee is also the Store Manager of the center’s resale store and is doing double-duty until a permanent successor is hired.  Tracee started out as a parttime Volunteer interviewing clients and pricing merchandise eleven years ago and was asked to take over management duties at the store six years ago.   Tracee has a background in Human Resources and wealth of Management experience having previously been in Operations Management at Federal Express for twenty years and three years as the District Human Resources Manager for Walmart Stores.  Tracee’s comfort in the non-profit industry was cemented as a child spending countless hours in and around the Salvation Army’s religious and social programs, shopping in thrift stores and tagging along with her mother to the VA to pass out donuts and coffee while providing comfort to the residents.  In her spare time, she is an Entertainment Critic which helps to fulfill her love of writing and fuel her passion for the Arts!

Tracee cares deeply about the underserved and feels most productive when pulling resources together to lift an entire community.     She understands the village mentality and loves to engage in conversations with and community support of the socially conscious that help to alleviate stressors that take us away from the ultimate goal of unilateral happiness.

White Rock Center of Hope is in its 32nd year of business and its staff consists of a majority of elderly volunteer workers with the support of community partners such as churches and businesses, and a continuum of individual donors.  The center uses these resources as well as store sales to provide food, clothing and rent & utility assistance to our neighbors in need.