Tracey Cantarutti

Strategic Thinking

Dr. Tracey L. Cantarutti


With over 20 years of business experience in leadership development, change management, and global strategy and marketing, Dr. Tracey Cantarutti teaches Effective Leadership and Strategic Thinking at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and serves as coach and facilitator for Corporate Learning Solutions.

Tracey is the founder of TLC Leadership, where she provides executive coaching, team building, leadership development and change management services. As an executive at Motorola for nearly 25 years, Tracey held positions in global marketing, corporate strategy, regional market development, executive leadership support, and corporate brand strategy. She supported corporate goals for talent identification, management and leadership development, change strategy and executive action learning.

Tracey is certified in the Hogan Assessments, the MBTI, and numerous other specialized assessment tools. Tracey has coached senior level executives and CEO candidates as well as high potential leaders.

She is a frequent lecturer and presenter on topics related to leadership and development, and has particular expertise in the leadership development challenges of women.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2007

Professional Experience


TLC Leadership Options, Inc.

Executive Manager



Benedictine University

Doctor of Philosophy


Master in Management

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Arts

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