Tracewell Hanrahan

Deputy Director

B.A., Georgetown University
M.B.A., University of Chicago

Tracewell Hanrahan brings a wealth of private and public sector experience to her role as Deputy Executive Director of the Fresno Housing Authority. Tracewell is the former Executive Officer for School Leadership at Fresno Unified School District, Hanrahan possesses a deep knowledge of, and commitment to, the region. In her position with Fresno Unified, she served on the superintendent’s executive cabinet and co-chaired the Commission on Workforce Readiness and Career Technical Education, where she led workforce development and business community engagement initiatives. She has also worked for a double-bottom line private equity fund and managed financial operations of business units of corporations. Hanrahan has been involved in an array of community activities, including the Regional Jobs Initiative and the Fresno West Coalition for Economic Development CDC.

In her position with the Fresno Housing Authority, Hanrahan assists the Executive Director in assuring that the agency operates effectively, efficiently, and in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. She oversees all agency operations, the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs, as well as Resident Services and other programs.

Tracewell is the mother of five children and participates on several committees and boards at her children’s schools.