By simonbc

Tracey C. Jones is the president of Tremendous Life Books. Her father, the late Charlie “Tremendous” Jones, started Executive Books for the purpose of changing the world one book at a time. With an exceptional leadership background, Tracey became the company’s new president in 2009 in order to carry on her father’s legacy.

Tracey was born and raised in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. As a high school graduate anxious to see the world, she attended New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, NM, earning an associates degree and an appointment to the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In 1988, she earned her degree and commission and entered the Air Force as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. Her first assignment to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina took her overseas, where she participated in the first Gulf War. Upon her return to the States, Tracey moved to Bitburg Air Base, Germany and then RAF Lakenheath, UK where she honed her operational skills and filled command roles of increasing responsibility.

After twelve years as a commissioned officer, Tracey left the Air Force in 2000 and moved to Austin, Texas working for a top manufacturing firm in the semiconductor industry. There, she continued to develop her skills, this time in the civilian workforce as a project manager. While there, she earned an MBA in Global Management. Tracey recently moved back to Pennsylvania from St. Louis where she most recently was the project manager in charge of a diverse base operations service contract for the government. She is excited to be back in her home state, close to her large family, and humbled to carry on Charlie’s legacy and love for books and for Christ. Tracey enjoys biking, golfing, traveling, spending time with her pets, and of course…reading!!!


13 Responses to “Tremendous Tracey”


  1. 1 Dan Markley
    February 25, 2010 at 11:20 pm

    Hey Tracey,

    Just wanted to let you know that I think the name change was a “Tremendous” idea!! I think your Dad would have approved!! I think it embodies what he wanted to do in the lives of each person he touched!!
    I was blessed by your Father and still am as I listen to him quite often in our “think sessions”!!
    Thanks for carrying on in the spirit of his spirit and of His Spirit!!

    Marvelously In Christ,

    Dan Markley

    • February 25, 2010 at 11:23 pm

      Dan, thanks so much for the feedback on the new name! As you can imagine it was a big decision, but, like you, we agreed it embodied all things that contribute to tremendous living:-) Thanks so much for checking out my blog!

  2. 3 AJ
    November 9, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Hi,
    I Heard Charlie Tremendous Jones in audio book; in it he talks about 22 books he had his son read before he went to college. Your father had your brother read these books because his son wanted to buy a Cadilliac and in the end he drove around in Dad’s car having Dad pay for gas after reading these books. Can you find out the Titles and Authors of these twenty two books and post it here.
    Thanks
    AJ

  3. May 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    I wanted to stop by and thank you for subscribing to my blog. I hope you enjoy your visits and welcome to http://www.somethingville.com! Have a good day.

  4. December 28, 2012 at 10:18 am

    Tracey, I greatly enjoyed your commencement speech. I would like to add the transcript to the GraduationWisdom Collection http://www.graduationwisdom.com. Please let me know if that would be ok with you. I think the comparison between Thermostat vs Thermometer was great. I will add a link to your site so that readers would be able to learn more about your amazing work. I understand if you do not want to do this. best regards, Cristina

    • January 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm

      Hello Cristina, my apologies for just seeing this, I’d be honored if you’d include this in your collection. I hope your 2013 is off to a tremendous start:-)

    • January 4, 2013 at 4:29 pm

      Hi Cristina, didn’t see my first response so I apologize in advance if you get both of them. It’d be my honor to have you include my comments as part of your collection. I hope your 2013 is off to a tremendous start!!

  5. October 11, 2013 at 10:49 am

    Hi Tracey!

    I have nominated you for the Liebster Award. Please see my blog for more details. Here is your list of questions:

    1. What is your favorite food?
    2. Where were you born?
    3. What is your most inspirational quote?
    4. Who is your favorite writer?
    5. Who is the person you would like to be most like?
    6. When did you start blogging?
    7. What place would you most like to visit?
    8. Who is your favorite cartoon character?
    9. What is the name of your first pet?
    10. If you celebrate Christmas, when do you put your tree up?
    11. Do you feel inspired when you write your blog?

  6. May 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Hi there Tracey! I saw that you started following Rest in the Shadow of the Almighty. As you could probably tell, not much has been happening there. I do have a very active WordPress blog at http://www.danledwith.wordpress.com called Learning to be Full of Grace and Truth. Charlie is a frequent subject in many posts starting with the welcome page! I hope you follow me there.

    Hope you are well!

    Grace,

    Dan


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