Tracy became the marketing director at Farm Safety For Just Kids in November 2009. She spent three years as a communications specialist with the Principal Financial Group before joining Farm Safety For Just Kids. Her experience also includes two years as a reporter in the newspaper industry. Her list of achievements includes Iowa Association of Business Communicator awards and an Iowa Newspaper Award for Best Coverage of Agriculture. She has a journalism and mass communications degree from Iowa State University and is a member of the National Agri-Marketing Association.
Schlater grew up on an acreage near Strawberry Point, Iowa where her family raised Quarter Horses. She enjoys photography and spending time with her husband and son.