TRACY HERNANDEZ is the Chief Financial Officer of Edelson PC and a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Edelson PC, she was the CFO of Ocean Tomo, LLC which is a financial consulting firm that specializes in Intellectual Property (IP) as economic damages experts in IP lawsuits and as management advisors for companies looking to monetize or value their IP assets. During her nine years with Ocean Tomo, Tracy oversaw the administrative, human resources and finance departments before moving into the CFO role. As CFO, she worked through the due diligence process and sale to a Private Equity firm as well as a subsequent acquisition of a 20-person consulting firm.
Tracy began her career in public accounting working at KPMG for several years before joining the Chicago Blackhawks as the Controller. As Controller, she was responsible for the day-to-day accounting and reporting to the owners and the NHL. After six years with the Blackhawks, she worked with National Equity Fund as Controller and then began to work independently as a consultant for several small businesses prior to joining Ocean Tomo.
Tracy lives in Chicago with her husband and daughter. When not on the sideline of a soccer game or attending her daughter’s orchestra concerts, Tracy and her family enjoy traveling domestically and abroad. Their favorite trip was the summer they spent in Spain working (remotely) and living in different cities throughout the country.