Armed with a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, and significantly influenced by her background in community development, Ariana worked for the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority where she managed the Lot Next Door program and assisted in the development of tailored property disposition strategies. In addition to her work with buyers and sellers, Ariana also renovates homes in her neighborhood of Central City.
Previous community development experience includes work with the Broadmoor Development Corporation and the Broadmoor Improvement Association. Ariana is the Board Vice Chair of St. Claude Main Street, and volunteers with The Felicity Street Redevelopment Project, Faubourg Lafayette Neighborhood Association and The Preservation Resource Center. She is also honored to volunteer with the Veteran’s Administration in their mission to end homelessness in the New Orleans metro area.