Tracie Hightower
A leader in academic innovation for the past eight years at Cranbrook Schools, Tracie has led professional teams and students using creative thinking around process improvement and organizational pursuits for equity and inclusion. Throughout her career, Tracie has served on boards for academic and youth programming, developing an expertise in collaborative work teams, design thinking, and innovative technologies within the K-12 environment. Tracie was the Founder and CEO of Kemet Creative, a small video production and graphics company for start-ups and small businesses seeking brand marketing elements. In addition, she has a background in Electronics Engineering and worked for Motorola Semiconductor for 10 years. Tracie is currently working on a new start-up, Collective Flow Learning, LLC, a consulting firm focused on collaborative ventures with non-profits and academic organizations to effectively lead teams toward innovative and design-centered approaches for learning and building capacity. Tracie hopes that CFL will serve the community with impactful solutions for greater opportunities and outcomes for your youth. Tracie resides in Southfield with her husband of 30 years and they have two girls.