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The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is "Making Lives Better" by improving the health and well being of individuals affected by kidney disease through vital patient and community services. 

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Torie Kranze

Torie is originally from St. Louis, and attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. After graduating, she moved to New Orleans, began her career as an environmental recruiter and then worked at NO/AIDS Task Force in development. She has been on staff at the NKFL for 25 years and appreciates the support of staff, board members and volunteers throughout the years. Torie is active with the Fore!Kids Foundation, the charitable arm of the Zurich Classic, that raises money for children’s charities throughout south Louisiana. 

Chief Executive Officer,

January 2004 – present

Director of Development,

January  1996 – January 2004


Tracey Eldridge

Although born in New Haven, CT, Tracey has lived in New Orleans for over 40 years. She earned a B.S. in Marketing from the University of New Orleans and has been working for the NKFL for over 12 years. Tracey loves books, movies and sports. She is a die-hard New Orleans Saints fan. 

Community Development and Programs Manager,

September 2016 – present


Ingrid Amador

Ingrid, born in Kenner, LA. Lived abroad in Central America for about 18 years. Studied in Costa Rica Advertisement and Marketing. Currently studying her masters in Neuromarketing online. When she isn't working in her expertise, she loves traveling and going to the beach. 

Strategic Communications Specialist
October 2023-present

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