Traci Roberts is the Preschool Development Grant project manager at the Buffett Institute. She joined the Institute in 2020 as office associate for the research and evaluation unit. She has 20 years of experience working in research and market research, and was an administrative coordinator for the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging before coming to the Institute. Roberts has done volunteer work for Omaha Public Schools, for In Common, and she provided meals for the Ronald McDonald House and Youth Emergency Services. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in broadcasting with a focus on speech communication.