Enterprise Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
CNL Financial Group
As Enterprise Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of CNL Financial Group, Tracy Schmidt provides strategic leadership for the organization’s financial and administrative roles. Key areas of responsibility include determining capital resources and allocations, and overseeing management’s accountability of business objectives, values and essential enterprise interests.
Schmidt has more than 35 years of experience in finance, administration and operations, including 24 years with Federal Express, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. Before joining CNL in 2004, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for FedEx Express, where he managed worldwide financial planning, capital allocations, treasury, accounting, financial reporting, tax, audit, strategic sourcing, IT business systems and revenue operations. Prior to that, Mr. Schmidt held the position of Senior Vice President, General Manager, Air Ground Terminals and Transportation for FedEx Express.
Mr. Schmidt serves as Vice Chair of the Central Florida Regional Commission on Homelessness, and is a Director of GFS Holdings, Inc. and CNLBancshares, Inc.
Schmidt became a certified public accountant in Tennessee in 1980 and graduated from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.