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Grace Lagraize

Office and Human Resources Manager

Grace LaGraize is the Office and Human Resources Manager for Make It Right.

A native of New Jersey, LaGraize came to New Orleans in 1973 to attend Newcomb College of Tulane University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. After graduating from Newcomb, she joined the IBM Corporation in New Orleans where she worked for eleven years. She specialized in administrative support for large mainframe clients as well as specializing in IBM Credit Corporation Financing for large and small system clients. LaGraize then worked for the American Cancer Society as an Area Director and as a Major Gifts Office for the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation. Her last ten years have been spent in Office Management and Human Resources in the legal industry, specifically in Real Estate Acquisition and Debtor Bankruptcy and Foreclosure.

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