California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) Welcomes New Executive Director, Tracey Broadhead

September 6, 2023

— The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Broadhead as its new Executive Director. With an impressive record of accomplishment in diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as extensive experience in the legal, academic, corporate, and non-profit sectors, Tracey is well-positioned to lead CMCP into a new era of impact and growth.

“We conducted an extensive nationwide search to find the best candidate to lead CMCP, and Tracey stood out as the ideal choice,” said Christophe Mosby, Co-Chair of the CMCP Board of Directors. “Her passion for diversity and inclusion, history of building collaborative partnerships, combined with her hands-on leadership experience and strategic vision, will be instrumental in advancing our mission.”

Tracey comes to CMCP with a proven history of leadership across various sectors, including the legal field. She has dedicated her career to promoting equity and inclusion and has played a significant role in advancing these values in various organizations. She is an active member of the State Bar of California, starting her career as a big law litigator, and has demonstrated a commitment to creating more inclusive legal communities.

In addition to her legal experience, Tracey has a history with CMCP, contributing to the planning and management of events including an annual business conference and a retirement gala for a CMCP founder.

Most recently, Tracey served as the Executive Director for the California region of a national nonprofit with a home base in Oakland, CA. In this role, she strategically guided regional growth, expanded program outreach through partnerships, secured significant financial support, built a community of engaged leaders, and contributed as a key member of the senior management team.

In prior roles, Tracey oversaw a $40 million capital campaign with responsibilities that included strategic planning, budget management, volunteer recruitment, and the execution of various campaign events.

Tracey’s dedication to diversity and inclusion extends beyond her professional life. She has served on the boards of several legal organizations focused on diversity and inclusion, where she advocated for meaningful change and spearheaded initiatives to increase representation for underrepresented groups in the legal profession.

As the Executive Director of CMCP, Tracey will be responsible for driving CMCP’s mission to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession in California. She will work closely with CMCP’s member organizations, partners, Board of Directors, and other stakeholders to continue and expand the organization’s efforts to create a more inclusive legal community.

Tracey expressed her excitement about her new role, saying,

“I am honored and excited to join CMCP as its Executive Director. CMCP has a long history of advocating for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, and I am committed to building upon that legacy. Together with the CMCP team, we will continue to make a meaningful impact and drive positive change in California’s legal landscape.”

Tracey earned her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

For more information about Tracey Broadhead’s professional background, please visit her LinkedIn profile

About CMCP:

The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession in California. CMCP’s mission is to provide a platform for attorneys of color to thrive and succeed in the legal industry. CMCP achieves its mission through various programs, initiatives, and partnerships aimed at fostering a more inclusive legal community.