Tracy Brower

Tracy Brower
Principal, Applied Research + Consulting group, Steelcase
Dr. Brower is a work environment sociologist and a Principal with the Applied Research + Consulting group at Steelcase. She is the author of The Secrets to Happiness at Work (May 2021) and Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work: A Guide for Leaders and Organizations. Tracy is a contributor for and Fast Company as well as an executive adviser for Coda Societies and for the MSU Professional Mathematics Program. She is also a board member for the FM Research & Benchmarking Institute. Twitter @tracybrower108 or personal website

Over her career, Tracy has had the opportunity to engage with a wide range of organizations including many of the Fortune 500. She is a three-time recipient of the CoreNet Luminary Award for speaking and a recipient of the University of Houston Alexander Real Estate Innovative Practices Award. Tracy has also taught university courses in management and organizational effectiveness.

Tracy holds a PhD in the sociology of work as well as a Masters of Management (MM) in organizational effectiveness and a Masters of Corporate Real Estate with workplace specialization (MCR.w). Tracy has been interviewed for StoryCorps, Financial Spectrum, WGVU, WHPC’s Secrets of Success, Center for Creative Leadership, GR Press MI Biz, Worklife HUB, and Globe and Mail. She has also published her work in the Drucker Institute Blog, The Leader Magazine, Area Development, The Voice, Leadership Excellence,, Facility Executive Magazine, and more.Her work has been referenced in the Wall Street Journal, Green Source, MMQB, The Digitalist,,, Inc. Magazine, and Fast Company.