Nancy is happily retired, splitting her time between New Orleans and Vermont. She has a B.A. and M.B.A. from Tulane University and an M.S.W. from McGill. She worked in the child welfare field for a number of years, had two children and then became the founding Executive Director of the Institute of Mental Hygiene (IMH) a private foundation that supports progressive mental health strategies and programs for children and their families in New Orleans. She continues to stay involved in the nonprofit world, serving on several boards and these past few years, helping with the recovery and rebuilding of her city.