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Tracey Andrist

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Since 2016, Tracey Andrist and her team of accounting and finance pros have been keeping the lights on for the Empowered team in their work to change education and the lives of both students and teachers. As Empowered’s chief administrative officer, Tracey helps educators thrive professionally and impact their students in a meaningful way to help achieve their goals.

Tracey grew up outside of New Orleans and attended Louisiana State University before moving to Wichita. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and attending her nieces’ and nephews’ football games, dance recitals, pageants, and other activities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Coaching and coachability
  • Compliance
  • Systems
  • Cross-collaboration
  • Financial operations


  • Reading mysteries
  • Walks
  • Public libraries
  • Musical theater
  • Art museums
  • Breakfast foods