College for Creative Studies & Bellaire DDA
tmuscat@ccsdetroit.edu

Tracy Muscat Lareau

Tracy Muscat Lareau is dedicated to fostering positive change and meaningful connections within her community. Currently serving as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Tracy is a member of the College’s leadership team. In her role, she plays a key part in translating the institution’s vision into philanthropic and engagement strategies, leading fundraising and alumni relations efforts to advance the College’s mission.

Tracy’s leadership journey reflects a wealth of experience and notable achievements. She previously served as a gubernatorial appointee to the State of Michigan Board of Social Work, where her expertise contributed to community welfare from 2014 to 2018. Her commitment to public service is further evident through her involvement with various nonprofit boards and committees, including CARE House of Oakland County and the Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Tracy’s passion for the arts is demonstrated by her participation in Wayne State University’s Art and Acquisitions Committee and on the board of Executive Women International.

Recognized for her contributions, Tracy received honors from America’s Public Television Stations for her role in digital broadcasting transition. In 2023, she was named by Crain’s Detroit Business as a notable leader in fundraising.

Tracy’s engagement extends beyond her professional roles. From 2020 to 2024, she served on the Village of Bellaire Downtown Development Authority (DDA), including roles such as Vice Chair and Secretary. Her involvement in the DDA supported the organization of outdoor exhibitions, including “The Works of Charles Culver” and the upcoming “Unique Art of Antrim County.”

A humble mentor and lifelong learner, Tracy has participated in prestigious leadership programs, including Leadership Blue, Leadership Michigan, Leadership Oakland, and New Detroit’s Multicultural Leadership program, reflecting her commitment to continuous growth and excellence.

Tracy’s impact reaches far beyond her immediate surroundings. During her tenure at the University of Michigan, she played a role in establishing the National Advisory Board for what is now known as the Rogel Cancer Center. She was part of the team that helped secure a transformative and historic $150 million commitment from Rich and Susan Rogel, leading to the naming of the Rogel Cancer Center.

Tracy holds an undergraduate degree from Madonna University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She resides in Bellaire, Michigan, with her husband, Steve.

Summit Speakers

Trey Devey

Alison Watson

Warren Call

Ted Alan

Michelle Bien

Samantha Charnes

Troy DeShano

Nikki Devitt, IOM

Alex Flannery

Jamie Gallagher

Jeff Garrett

Gary Gatzke

Amy Gillard

Mary Bevans Gillett

Deb Jackson

Amanda Kik

Tracy Muscat Lareau

Chad Lindsey

Cindy McSurely

Brett Sinclair

Peter Payette

Esther Triggs

Julie Povolo

Laura J. Quackenbush

Susan Roll

Summit Speakers

Trey Devey

Alison Watson

Warren Call

Ted Alan

Michelle Bien

Samantha Charnes

Troy DeShano

Nikki Devitt, IOM

Alex Flannery

Jamie Gallagher

Jeff Garrett

Gary Gatzke

Amy Gillard

Mary Bevans Gillett

Deb Jackson

Amanda Kik

Tracy Muscat Lareau

Chad Lindsey

Cindy McSurely

Brett Sinclair

Peter Payette

Esther Triggs

Julie Povolo

Laura J. Quackenbush

Susan Roll

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