Traci Phillips holds a B.S. in Communications from Bowie State University and has worked for companies such as C-SPAN, CBS Newspath, BET Nightly News, Radio-One Inc., XM Satellite Radio and WCHS-TV. She is an on-air personality for WSVQ 92.1’s Charleston’s Voice for Equity and Empowerment, an initiative of the Partnership of African American Churches and also does Communications work with Our Future West Virginia. Traci is the owner of Fun Fitness Kids Club LLC., West Virginia’s only mobile soft play company. Her business was named the 2020 WV Minority Business of the Year by the US Small Business Administration. She was also named the 2021 Groundbreaker Award by the WV Governor’s Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs during the annual trailblazer awards.