Tracy has 30+ years’ experience in the occupational safety & health field. Tracy has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health and maintains several board certifications. In 2009, Tracy opened Lawson & Associates, a certified VOSB, VBE, WOSB, WBE and State of Hawaii DOT DBE/SBE specializing in safety support services. In 2020, Tracy and Nalani Jenkins co-founded the Safety Intelligence Institute.
Tracy is the 2021 Pacific Business News Business Leader of the Year – Small Business, 2020 Pacific Edge Magazine Businesswoman of the Year, 2019 BBB Torch Award for Ethics Honolulu (Tier 2) recipient and SBA Person of the Year for the County of Honolulu, 2015 PBN Small Business Leadership Hawaii Award recipient and finalist for the PBN Women Who Mean Business Award, 2010 Honor Alumni of the Honolulu Community College OSH Program, 2003 PBN Top 40 Under Forty business professional and American Society of Safety Engineers Hawaii ChapterSafety Professional of the Year.
Tracy’s experience ranges from being a U.S. Army Military Police Corps Traffic Accident Investigator, a construction small business Safety Director, a Vice President of a national general contractor and a business owner. In 2002 her program was recognized as one of America’s 17 Safest Companies in the October 2002 Occupational Hazards Magazine, was the recipient of the 2001 AGC of America National Construction Safety Excellence Grand Award and First Place in Building for 500,000 + man-hours and contributed to winning the 2000USACE Worldwide Contractor of the Year