Tracey-Acadia Thomas is the founding Editor in Chief of Soulful Image Magazine - a ministry magazine dedicated to encourage, uplift and inspire people of all walks of life. Since its inception in January 2014, Tracey has been recognized for her contribution to the community as a business owner, author, writer and entrepreneur. She was nominated and won the Woman on Fire Media Award in April 2015, Built To Inspire Premised On Excellence Award and Queens Rising Together Award Toronto February 2016, 100 Black Canadian Women To Watch June 2016, 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women, and selected as a Role Model for the 2016 Black Women Awards - inducted as 1 of 100 Black Canadians into the "National Wall of Role Models" to inspire, unite and showcase excellence and positive image from our community. She is the founder and part owner along with her husband of Thomex Inc. the corporation to Fa.real Clothing, Fa.real Custom Tees, Soulful Image Magazine and Faith Filled Books online Christian bookstore. Through her businesses, she has sponsored and supported many business and community events throughout the GTA.
Tracey-Acadia Thomas is the owner of Soulful Woman Ministries, the founding ministry of Soulful Image Magazine and Soul Sistas fellowship group. Soulful Woman Ministries is a large sponsor of Happy Period GTA Charity organization providing menstrual products to the shelters, as well as supporting other community organizations and women's events throughout the city of Toronto.
Tracey is the author of "Count Your Blessings Financial Workbook: Speaking The Word Of God Over Your Finances which was published in 2008.
In 1996 Tracey studied Fine Arts at York University working towards a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classical Voice/Performance and Musical Theatre. Her musical background includes classical, gospel, pop, jazz, and soft rock. Although music is her first passion, she continues to sing at weddings, funerals, other functions and events. As a praise and worship leader, she has sung on the show "Encounter with Peter Youngren," on Grace TV as a part of the Encounter Band. She also sang on an award winning record, "Alive in Me," having won the GMA Covenant award for "Gospel Song of the Year" in 2007 for the song "Because of You."
Tracey has a passion for empowering women and families to overcome hardship and reach their greatest potential through faith and hardwork. Her core beliefs are what drive her. God, music, writing, community and family are her greatest passions in life. And she aspires to bless all that she encounters.