Dream Day on Cape Cod, Inc. is pleased to announce Tracey O’Connell Sperry as its new executive director. Tracey brings more than three decades of nonprofit management experience to the organization, most recently as National Director of Development and Research for the Scleroderma Foundation, a role she has held since 2008.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors of Dream Day on Cape Cod, I am delighted to welcome Tracey as the new executive director,” said Board Chair Joseph Jasie. “We are thrilled to have her join our team and we look forward having her apply her previous knowledge, experience and expertise to assist our operation to grow and expand. She brings an ability to connect with children and families, the community, and an unwavering commitment to and belief in our mission.
“It’s an honor to join the Dream Day family—the work of this organization is both admirable and important,” Tracey said. “I am thrilled with the opportunity to work alongside countless dedicated and passionate volunteers and staff committed to providing families with children who face life-threatening illnesses and or serious conditions a chance for respite and to create loving, lasting memories that transcend the daily struggles they face.”
Prior to working at the Scleroderma Foundation, Tracey was Co-Founder, President and CEO of Hope Renews, Inc. an organization dedicated to providing financial and emotional support to families with adolescents in crisis. She has also been the executive director of several nonprofit organizations in her lengthy career. Tracey has been recognized for creating and implementing successful development and donor communication campaigns designed to increase and diversify income for a wide range of organizations, from those just getting off the ground to those that have been active for decades.
Tracey is a graduate of Tufts University and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She has led many workshops on nonprofit management, fund development, communications and marketing strategies and is an award-winning artist and potter.
Tracey can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 774-216-0990.