Tracy Sabetta is a founding partner of Initiative Consulting, a government affairs and public relations firm located in Columbus, Ohio. Sabetta has more than 25 years of experience working in government, politics, and communications in Ohio, with a current focus on health care, environmental, and energy policy at the state and federal levels. She has worked to preserve Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency standards, built coalitions around advocacy issues, has experience working through the state biennial budget process, and currently serves in a leadership role with the Ohio Energy Table, the state’s energy advocacy network. Tracy serves her communications clients by crafting strategic media plans, developing targeted messages, and implementing communications tactics such as press conferences, report launches, media releases, and social media campaigns.
Before starting Initiative Consulting in 2007, she served as the Vice President of Government Relations for the American Cancer Society, where she was the campaign co-chair and media spokesperson for the successful SmokeFreeOhio ballot initiative campaign that made all workplaces in Ohio smoke-free. Tracy has also served as a legislative and policy aide in both the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives and has worked as a campaign manager and staff on U.S. Senate, Ohio gubernatorial, legislative, and issue campaigns across the state. Sabetta is part of the Red Brick Alumni Society at her alma mater, Miami University, and has offered her time as a fundraiser for the Pickerington High School North Marching Band Boosters since 2013.
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