by Stephani Simmons
August 23, 2017
Senior Director, Government Relations,
Amerigroup Nevada I Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Tracey Woods brings almost 30 years of experience in the fields of federal, state and local government affairs, coalition development and campaign management to AMERIGRPOUP. Previously, Tracey spent several years as a lobbyist in Carson City Nevada for a variety of business and local government clients including the Retail Association of Nevada, City of Reno, Nevada Youth Care Providers, United Way of Southern Nevada, and Reno Diagnostics Imaging.
Prior to that, Tracey had been the Regional Director of Government Affairs for the Philip Morris Company (now Altria) subsidiaries (Kraft Foods, Miller Brewing Company and Philip Morris USA) where she was responsible for directing and managing state and local government affairs activities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Nevada.
Ms. Woods served as Senior Account Executive for the Dolphin Group, Inc., a Los Angeles based public affairs agency from 1988-1993. Her responsibilities included development and management of local and statewide public affairs programs in California, with an emphasis on coalition development. Ms Woods also handled the coordination of press events, public events and news media editorial efforts, and she developed comprehensive communications strategies for real estate, corporate and political clients.
Ms Woods received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Born in Los Angeles, she currently lives in Reno, Nevada.