On Easter Sunday morning, Tracy Sullivan passed away after a lengthy battle with a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Tracy was surrounded by the love of her family, who stood fiercely by her side throughout her diagnosis and treatment.
Sheri Morris, her colleague and friend at Invesco, shared that Tracy was with Invesco for 21 years and "in that time touched so many of our lives both professionally and personally. She served as the US Funds chief tax officer and was a well respected expert in Funds taxation at Invesco, as well as, a renowned industry leader serving on the ICI Tax Committee and as a panelist. Tracy had a passion and great talent for product structuring. She met every challenge with excitement and determination to find the best available solutions for Invesco and the Funds’ shareholders. Tracy was a tenacious leader who led by example with integrity and was a fearless champion for her team" said Sheri.
"Tracy faced her illness with courage, strength and determination. Although she was intensely private about her journey, she was comforted by all of the phone calls, visits, and text messages with loving words from many of you. We will remember her as a wonderful colleague who gave freely of her time, offering advice and encouragement to so many. Tracy’s years at Invesco brought her great joy and she placed the highest of importance on the relationships she formed with each of us. She leaves an amazing legacy behind. We are all better for having known her and she will be greatly missed," said Sheri.
"Tracy meant so much to me, from her brilliance and wit, to the way she treated others. Tracy, was a strong woman who led a fantastic team," shared Mindi Lowy, a PWC colleague.
"She was a leader, not only for women, but men as well," said Mindi. "It was amazing for me to watch her instantly connect with young team members at our dinners, making them feel comfortable and confident. Through almost every interaction with Tracy, I was able to learn from her. From the way she treated others, the manner in which she cherished her family,and her determination to push herself to go the extra mile."
Mindi has cards in her office from Tracy for various milestones in her life. She has artwork in her office that they painted together. "I think of Tracy and the lasting impression she has left on me every time I walk
in my office and see the memorabilia. I am a better person because of her and for that I will forever be grateful," said Mindi.
There are many at Invesco whom Tracy touched in her two decades with Invesco and she is missed.