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NBJ Summit 2023
Terranea Resort
Rancho Palos Verdes,CA
JULY 25-27, 2023

Tracey Warner Halama

Emeritis, Vital Proteins


Tracey Warner Halama currently serves as the CEO of Emeritas, Vital Proteins, overseeing the day to day business operations, and growth strategy of a high growth billion dollar brand, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestle Health Science who is proud to count Jennifer Aniston as their Chief Creative Officer..

Tracey has been with Vital Proteins since the inception of the company in 2014 first serving as a board member, then as Senior Vice President of Sales, Chief Revenue Officer, President and now CEO of the trendy Wellness brand that grew over 100% year on year in 2021. Prior to Vital Proteins, she spent 20 years in management in the technology industry working for Fortune 100’s like IBM, Dell, as well as several Silicon Valley startups.

Tracey graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and did post graduate work at Michigan Ross, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is currently enrolled at University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business for their Accelerated CEO Program. She is a founding member of Chief, the women’s empowerment and networking organization, is an active speaker on both leadership and consumer products topics and serves on multiple boards, including wellness/beauty brands and a Chicago based non profit organization.

In her free time, Tracey enjoys hiking, gardening, spending time with her two teenage daughters (the oldest is a freshman at the University of Michigan) and their mini goldendoodle, Ollie.