Tracy Hoover

Chief Executive Officer

Points of Light

Tracy Hoover is the chief executive officer of Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service. Having served as Points of Light’s president, chief of staff and chief operating officer, Hoover brings more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and volunteer service sector to the task of leading the organization.

Hoover is an America’s Promise Alliance trustee and a member of the Voices for National Service steering committee, the Presidio Trust’s Fort Scott Council, and the advisory board of L’Arche Atlanta.

Prior to joining Points of Light in 2008, Hoover was the CEO of Hands On Atlanta, a Points of Light affiliate that connects individuals, families and groups with volunteer opportunities. Under her leadership, Hands On Atlanta grew to become one of the country’s premier volunteer mobilization organizations. Hoover also served on the board of the HandsOn Network, which merged with Points of Light in 2007.

Before moving to Atlanta, Hoover led the business and financial operations for Episcopal Children’s Services in Jacksonville, Fla., a prominent, children’s services and advocacy organization.

Hoover has taken on a variety of community leadership roles during her career, including service on the advisory boards of The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Junior League of Atlanta, The Georgia Foundation Center and the National Black Arts Festival-Full House Commission. She was a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2007 and was awarded a scholarship from the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta to attend Harvard Business School’s nonprofit management summer program.

Hoover received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee. She and her husband, Scott Hoover, live in Atlanta. Read or watch more on her motivations and views about service »

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What Others Are Saying

This is one of the few events where all members of the social good sector are in attendance. With business, nonprofit and public sectors attending, we can dig deeper and have cross-sector conversations.

— 2018 Atlanta Attendee

The conference proved to be one of the most engaging and exciting professional gatherings of like-minded people I've ever attended. Although the topics, content, and presentations all appropriately centered around volunteering and service in some way, the sheer range of them was simply astounding.

— 2017 Seattle Attendee