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Mrs. Tracy Denise Jordan Cardwell

Born on 1-30-1965. She was born in Maywood, IL. She is accomplished in the area of Community.
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Tracy Jordan-Cardwell has been with LPCiminelli for 15 years, serving the company in a variety of roles.
She started in the accounting department and made her way to the marketing department as a graphic
designer. In this position, she created a multitude of marketing materials. She also assisted in the
development and implementation of LPCiminelli's marketing strategy during a period of immense
corporate growth. Tracy continues to support strategic initiatives tailored to key clients and market sectors.

Now as the Community Relations Coordinator, Tracy is the face of LPCiminelli in and around the City of
Buffalo. She produces and hosts the monthly public access television program "Making It Happen"Ã?, which provides insight into the renovation work being completed through the historic $1.45 billion Buffalo Public Schools Renovation Project. Each 30-minute episode features interviews with Buffalo Public School students, key District personnel, companies performing construction work inside the schools, and/or important political figures who have helped make the reconstruction program a resounding success.

Mrs. Cardwell oversees the entire portfolio of diversity programming and outreach within the company through Contractor Connections which offers seminars, mentorships and networking events related to M/WBE's growing their businesses. She also leads and is very passionate about the various programs for Buffalo Public School students who wish to go into the construction, architectural, engineering or trades profession.

Tracy was born in Maywood Illinois, a small suburb just outside of Chicago. Her family moved to Buffalo
during the infamous Blizzard of 1977. Her father, Charles Jordan, was the first African-American
McDonald's franchise owner and instilled in his children the values of hard work, integrity, perseverance and the love for community. Happily married, Tracy and Harold will celebrate their 21st anniversary this year. They have two wonderful children; Charlotte, who is a senior at Buffalo State College, and Charles, who is a freshman at Niagara County Community College.

Mrs. Cardwell studied Communications and Broadcasting at the State University of New York College at Buffalo. She is passionate about community involvement, and is a long-time member of the St. John Baptist Church. She is the Past-Communications Director for Minister Michael Chapman and the St. John Baptist Church Campus. Mrs. Cardwell is a committee member of the Small Business Administration Straight Talk and a Nominating Committee Member for Everywoman Opportunity Center, Inc. She has served on the Board of Directors for Project Flight, Volunteer Lawyers Project and Legal Services for the
Elderly.

Mrs. Cardwell was awarded the 2011 Black Achievers in Industry award from 1490 Enterprises, 2010 Community Liaison, Producer and Difference Maker award from Entercom, Inc., the Professional
Achievement award from Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and Leader On The Move by former
Governor David Paterson.