Technology Council signs up Sole de Hoop 

The Arizona Technology Council hired Tracy Sole de Hoop as director of operations and events for its Southern Arizona office, which has expansion plans for Cochise, Santa Cruz and Yuma counties.

Sole de Hoop worked as a physical scientist for U.S. Geological Survey in Colorado, was the coordinator of Watershed Academy for Purdue University and cofounded a mathematics research consulting firm for the oil and gas industry. She is a board member of the El Rio Health Center Foundation, a member of the Rotary Club of Tucson and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Tucson.

She earned a bachelor’s in geology and anthropology from Southern Methodist University and a master’s in anthropology specializing in geographic information systems and remote sensing from Colorado State University.