Tracey-Acadia Thomas is the founding Editor in Chief of Soulful Image – 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 “2016 Queens Rising Together Award Toronto”. She is the founder and part owner, along with her husband, of Thomex Inc., the corporation to Fareal Clothing, Fareal 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 Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Tracey-Acadia is also 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 and Eternal Springtime non-profit organizations providing menstrual products and more to the shelters, as well as supporting other community organizations and women’s events throughout the city of Toronto. 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 Gospel Music Association of Canada’s Covenant Award for Gospel Song of the Year 2007 for the song Because of You.