Being impact director is tough, but also a lot of fun. So is Grace. In her role as impact director, Grace helps the Filene team deliver innovative ideas, programs, and advisory services to credit unions. She supports Filene’s research efforts and implements key findings that will impact credit unions and their members in positive and meaningful ways.
A former litigator at a downtown Chicago firm, Grace focused on toxic tort matters throughout the state of Illinois, including premises and products liability. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association, and a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. One of her passions is empowering young adults with information, insights, and products to build themselves a better financial future.
Grace holds a BA from DePaul University and JD from the New England School of Law. In her spare time, she loves to run. However, her true passion is international travel. She has explored Asia, Africa and Europe. Next on her bucket list: the Inca trails of Peru.