Tracy Hernandez

Chief Executive, Los Angeles County Business Federation

Tracy Hernandez was instrumental in the Los Angeles County Business Federation’s organizational founding, as well as its early warning, advocacy, and outreach efforts. The federation aims to boost civic engagement among the elusive business-owner market segment. Launched in 2008, nonprofit BizFed serves more than 130 business organizations representing a diverse cross-section of more than 268,000 businesses across the county, and works to advocate for positive public policy, legislation, and civic engagement across the region’s diverse business community. Hernandez also is the owner of the business advisory firm Impower Inc. She previously served as the first female publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News.