Gretta has served in the non-profit sector for 25 years in many capacities, including volunteer, Board Member, Director & Executive Director to organizations internationally, nationally and locally. Her efforts have focused on affordable housing, community development, faith-based community outreach, environmental & social justice.
Gretta is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Business School Executive Training Program. She has 6 children that support her efforts in making a difference in the lives of others and their community by actively engaging to make a positive impact.
A resident of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Gretta thinks of New Orleans as one of her favorite cities in the world. She finds the city exciting, vibrant and diverse and believes the Downtown Development District is an organization dedicated to the continued progress of Downtown and an incredible asset to New Orleans.