Grace is the program director for Mission Santa Maria. After marrying Jim in 2018, she moved with him to Ecuador the following year to lead Mission Santa Maria. Originally from California, Grace graduated from Vanderbilt University and is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She began volunteering with the mission fundraising events in NYC while dating Jim. Prior to living in Ecuador, Grace worked for 5 years as a nurse practitioner at a pediatric HIV clinic in Brooklyn, and in a primary care clinic in rural Kenya.