A Day In The Life: Tracey Chantry

Ever wonder who is working behind the computer for Jackrabbit? We promise, we’re real! This series will introduce folks at Jackrabbit and share a little more about our team than you may see on our website.

From:  Springfield, VA
Lives In: Mint Hill, NC
Joined Jackrabbit: October 2012
Job Title: Human Resource Specialist

What is your perfect pizza? I love pizza! I would have a thin crust with sausage and green peppers.  

If you could only keep 5 possessions, what would they be? My phone, running shoes, wedding ring, photos from my life, and a car.

What is your favorite book? Og Mandino – The Choice.

What do you feel most proud of? Being a mom and a bonus mom.

What is your favorite music? Classic rock.

What is your strongest personal quality? Being genuine.

How do you spend your free time? I spend it with my family. We like to watch a lot of movies together. We also spend time outside which I love – bike riding, hiking, playing badminton, soccer, etc.

Why did you choose this profession? I sort of fell into this profession. I majored in criminal justice in college. I have worked for a judge and was contemplating working as a probation officer. I saw that was a dark side of life that I wanted to stay away from. I got a different job with another software company as an administrative assistant and have stayed in this field ever since. I like the balance between the legal side and working with the employees.

A little more about Tracey…

Tracey Chantry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Radford University, and by 1997 had worked her way into the Human Resources profession. Her HR experience is diverse, having worked in Texas as well as North Carolina, in the private, public and non-profit sectors, and in industries such as architecture, cardiology, information technology, manufacturing, and others.

Tracey likes to laugh, she likes to exercise and spend time with her family. She and her husband, Pete, have two boys and a girl between the ages of 21 and 10.