Guild Member Profile

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Tracey Hyatt Bosman

Managing Director

Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company
Chicago, IL

Tracey Hyatt Bosman is an experienced economic developer, having worked at both the county and state levels. Her specialties include incentives negotiation, global strategic business planning, and market analysis. In her work as an economic developer, she worked with world-class companies from all sectors. Tracey was intimately involved with these companies’ site selection processes including incentives negotiations, labor market research, and business cost analysis.

North America
Data Centers Education Aerospace, Aeronautics and Aviation
Forestry, Minerals, Metal Electronics Paper
Real Estate Media Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution
Apparel Food and Beverage R&D
Advanced Manufacturing Financial Chemicals and Plastics
Medical and Life Sciences Pharma Business Services and HQ
Automotive IT Energy

Prior to joining Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company, she was Director of Strategic Consulting with Grubb & Ellis specializing in Business Location Services, assisting companies in finding the optimal location for new or expanding operations. Working with an economic development organization in the Chicago area, Tracey was Vice President of Policy and Operations for Lake County Partners. Her state-level experience was earned at the South Carolina Department of Commerce, where she worked as Senior Manager of Prospect Activities and as Manager, International Trade Development for North and Latin American markets.

Tracey is an active speaker and writer. Recent speaking engagements include the Site Selectors Guild Forum (New Orleans), the Mid-America Economic Development Council Annual Conference (Chicago), and Invest Québec Annual Meeting (Montreal). She has authored articles on a variety of topics, including “How Data Centers Benefit Communities” (November 2013, 7×24 Exchange Magazine), “Retooling the Midwest’s Business Climate” (October 2013, Trust Belt, a publication of Site Selection Magazine), and “Determining Facility Requirements for Mission-Critical Data Centers” (Summer 2013, Area Development).

Tracey holds an M.A. in International Business Studies and a B.A. from the University of South Carolina.