Grace is a Nurse Practitioner originally from California. She began volunteering with the mission fundraising events in NYC while dating her future husband, Jim. After marrying Jim in 2018, and with a shared dream to live overseas working with vulnerable children, Grace and Jim moved to Ecuador in June 2019. Grace is now the Program Director for Mission Santa Maria.

Prior to living in Ecuador, Grace worked as a NP at a pediatric HIV clinic in Brooklyn for 4 years, and in a primary care clinic in rural Kenya for one year.