Our Executive Team

  ... of Service to Indian Country...

Traci McCarty & Associates is truly fortunate to have a strong core of professional associates;

We are passionate about the SUCCESS of Indian Country and the people we serve.

We hope you enjoy a little information about each one of us.

Our Commitment... Right person - Right place - Right time.

Traci McCarty

Traci McCarty - President -  Committed to Excellence in services for our Clients and Candidates. Passionate about the success of Indian Country with the continued diversification of economic successes in balance with culture. Traci leads our growth as we expand our services to meet the needs of Native American Nations and Native American Industries. After 20 years in corporate gaming, Traci started TMA 20 years ago and has visited nearly ALL Indian Nations to understand the needs of the communities and the grow of the Nations. TMA has a large databases of Native American professionals.

Traci served on Advisory Board of UNLV’s - International Gaming Program, Development Board for Las Vegas Paiute Indian Tribe and Board of Directors for American Indian Services. She testified before National Gambling Impact Study Commission on behalf of Native American Nations and their regulatory processes. Traci attended UNLV majoring in Finance, is a graduate of PSI World Leadership and Rapport Leadership and holds more than 50 Tribal and State gaming licenses.

Traci is passionate about the success of Native American Nations.  Traci is a native of New Mexico and is a descendant of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. She is the mother of two amazing adult children, two wonderful grandchildren and resides in Nevada and Texas. Traci truly enjoys her work.

Susan Behn - Director Executive Placement - National - and HR Consultant - Dedicated, experienced, professional, attention to details, excellent customer service, concise, and a love of writing - Sue joined our team in 2006 and has been a valued member of the TMA team for more than eight (8) years. Sue brings more than 25 years of Human Resource experience in a variety of industries including Tribal Governments and Healthcare. Sue leads our Executive Search services and recruits on a nation level to assist our clients in identifying exceptional candidates to join their teams.  Sue is also a seasoned Human Resources Consultant specializing in Human Resource Department start-ups and realignments, work-flow management, guiding Human Resources to meet corporate goals and initiatives and; recruitment across a number of industries. Sue is a graduate of Ottawa University with a Bachelor's of Arts in Human Resources.


Sue is a proponent of providing exceptional service and giving back to her community through various volunteer activities. Sue and Jim have two grown children, Chris and Jackie - who is also part of our team - and two grandchildren. They  reside in Wisconsin.


James Behn - Executive Recruiter - National -  Focused executive recruiter with a passion for identifying great candidates for great companies.  Jim joined our team in 2006 and has been identifying  qualified candidates for our clients for more than eight (8) years. Jim has worked in partnership with Sue for the past 12 years recruiting in a number of industries including gaming, tribal government, hospitality, engineering, legal and health care. Jim's background includes material handling, training and sales. Jim received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration – Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.


Jim enjoys calling and finding the right people for our clients.... and he is great at it. Jim is an avid bow hunter and fisherman and resides in Wisconsin. He is the recipient of five Pope and Young certificates, has taught his children and grandchildren the joys of fishing and assists Sue in unhooking her trophy fish.


Bobbi Youngblood - Executive Recruiter - National - and HR Consultant - Extensive knowledge of Human Resources for gaming, hospitality, government and business operations and... loves to analyze data. Bobbi brings with her over 20 years of Executive Recruitment and Consulting experience in gaming (Native American & Corporate), hospitality, commercial RE, engineering firms, law firms, finance firms; non-profit organizations, retail, marketing and media groups. Bobbi has extensive experience  with state and federal governmental and political institutions. Bobbi is a consultant with expertise in areas of compensation, benefits, bonus structures, organizational development, policies & procedures, forecasting, succession planning, management training and professional development. Bobbi earned her Master's and Bachelor's Degrees in Political Science - emphasis Public Policy and Business Ethics - both from the UNLV. She sat on the board for UNLV Gaming Wage Survey, has Certifications in Nevada Employment Law; Mediation and Performance Management.

Bobbi has an excellent net-work of professional people throughout the country. Bobbi resides in Las Vegas, Nevada and is the proud mother of five adult children.

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