Tracey Palmer is an award-winning marketing and development communications professional with 20 years of experience. She’s helped all types of nonprofits and educational organizations tell their stories, raise more money, boost their brands, connect with their constituents, and inspire their communities. Before founding Palmer Communications, Tracey was senior university writer and magazine editor for Suffolk University in Boston; director of publications, public relations and advertising for Curry College in Milton, MA; and marketing associate for an international academic publisher. A highly rated workshop leader and writing coach, Tracey is passionate about helping people write better. A longtime faculty member and volunteer for CASE and AFP, she regularly presents workshops and serves on conference committees. Last year, CASE awarded her the Crystal Apple for outstanding teaching. Tracey is also the founder of Chicks Who Write—a 200-member professional networking group for women writers who freelance in greater Boston. Tracey has a bachelor’s degree in American literature from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in communication (PR and advertising) from Suffolk University. She also studied in the U.K. at the University of East Anglia.