About Us


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Tom Darden
Executive Director

Tom Darden is the Executive Director of the Make It Right Foundation, the organization founded by actor Brad Pitt to build 150 affordable, green, high design homes in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward, a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

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Taylor Royle
Director of Communications

As Make It Right’s Communications Director, Taylor Royle oversees the organization’s public relations, community involvement, website and social media.

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Steve Ragan
Director of Development and Government Affairs

Steve brings more than twenty years of leadership in education, health care and cultural philanthropy to Make It Right.

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Craig Turner
Director of Construction

Craig Turner serves as Make It Right’s Director of Construction.

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Joyce D. Williams
Senior Administrative Assistant

Joyce D. Williams is the Senior Administrative Assistant for Make It Right.  In addition to the traditional administrative and office management duties, Williams assists with resident intakes and answers questions for inquiring Make It Right program candidates.

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Pierre Moses
Executive Manager, Make It Right Solar

Pierre Moses is the executive manager of Make It Right Solar. Moses is responsible for orchestrating all of the residential solar energy installations on Make It Right homes and advancing the affordability and accessibility of solar technology in other communities in and around the New Orleans area.

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Cesar Rodriguez
Product Coordinator

Cesar R. Rodriguez coordinates product donations, and acts as a laison with the city of New Orleans, for Make It Right.

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LaToya King
Senior Associate

LaToya King is a Senior Associate with the Make It Right Foundation focused on fundraising and development, donor management and reporting.  Additionally, King is responsible for implementing and monitoring best practices and organizational governance. 

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Willie Murray
Senior Associate

Willie Murray is a Senior Associate at Make it Right focusing on customer satisfaction as well as community relations.  A large part of his duties revolve around bridging trust between the community and Make It Right.

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Delia Woods

Delia Woods is an Analyst for Make It Right. Woods supports the Homeowner Services department in outreach efforts and provides support to members of the outreach team, construction department and the homeowner counselors.

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Grace Lagraize
Office and Human Resources Manager

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

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Tim Duggan
Landscape Architect, ASLA

Tim Duggan, ASLA, is a landscape architect currently developing the sustainable landscapes program for the Make It Right Foundation based in New Orleans.

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Christopher Moore
Executive Manager, Operations

Christopher works closely with the senior management team to develop strategy, help monitor the financial performance of the organization and recommend operational options the Executive Director. He also acts as the liaison to staff and other key stakeholders on behalf of the Executive Director.

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Scott Freeze
IT Manager

Bio coming soon

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Darrah Caplan
Featured Media
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The first book to document the progress of the Make It Right Foundation‚ efforts to rebuild in New Orleans‚ Lower 9th Ward after Hurricane Katrina is now available. Read More
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