Tracey B. Kirsch
Chief Executive Officer
Tracey B. Kirsch has over three decades of management experience. She has a long history of, and a passion for helping people. From 1982 through 1991 she was Director of Residential Services at the Louise S. Davis Developmental Center in New Orleans, a 52 bed intermediate care facility for the developmentally disabled. Tracey earned a BA in psychology from the University of New Orleans in 1989.
She has been president of Electromedical Products International, Inc. (EPI) since 1992. In that capacity she negotiated a Federal Supply Schedule contract with the United States government in 2005 for the use of Alpha-Stim within the Department of Defense and Veteran’s Affairs Medical Centers. Within a few years The US government, mainly the Army and Navy, as well as over 100 Veteran hospitals, became the biggest Alpha-Stim users.
Tracey joined the board of directors and is a diplomate of the nonprofit American Institute of Stress (stress.org) in 2012 where she is managing director overseeing business activities and strategic planning.
Tracey coauthored a chapter chronicling the US Food and Drug Administration’s medical device regulatory processes with an emphasis on EPI’s 29+ year battle to remove CES from Class III status. (Kirsch TB and Kirsch DL, Problems with FDA Approval Process for Medical Devices, 2015, pp. 597-608 In Bioelectromagnetic and Subtle Energy Medicine 2nd Edition, Rosch, Paul J. (Ed) CRC Press, Boca Raton.) More recently Tracey has designed and published studies on teacher and first responder stress related disorders working with the Mineral Wells ISD and Mineral Wells, Texas and Dayton, Ohio first responders (police and firefighters).
Tracey is quite active in her community. She is a member of the board and a stockholder of the Crazy Water Hotel Public Benefit Corporation, one of the larger projects in the revitalization of Mineral Wells. She recently served on the 13 county North Central Texas Workforce Solutions Board. Workforce Board Members are leaders within their communities and are appointed by the chief elected official of the county in which they reside or operate their business. She also served on various committees of the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce and was elected their first woman Chairperson in 1998. She is a member of Envision Mineral Wells which is a collaborative effort between community stake holders, the Chamber of Commerce and the Mineral Wells City Council to identify, prioritize and act on the most critical issues facing Mineral Wells in the coming decade. She has served on the Board of Directors of Hope, Inc., a shelter for victims of family violence. She was also Chair of the Brazos Valley Chapter of the Texas Association of Businesses and Chambers of Commerce and has served on TAB’s Board of Directors.
Tracey was named Businesswoman of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council in 2003. In December 2006 the American Biographical Institute named Tracey one of the Great Woman of the 21st Century for significant accomplishments in and mastery of the Medical Industry Management.