Director for Brownsville Jobs Plus
Lanette Perez is the Director of our Brownsville Jobs Plus program. One of her main goals for the program is to be a resource hub for the Brownsville community leading to economic growth and personal empowerment. Lanette has over 20 years of experience in program development and community/partnership cultivation. Prior to joining Grant Associates, Lanette was the director of admissions and recruitment for Grace Institute of New York and has held several positions with organizations such as Mount Saint Mary College, MVP and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She currently serves on the Board of L.I.T.E. Lanette is also the founder & CEO of I.V.A Fitness, a group fitness program where she instructs group fitness classes at local gyms and community events and provides group fitness certifications. Lanette holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications/Public Relations from Mount Saint Mary College and a Master of Public Administration degree from Marist College.