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Debbie Frank Grella, American real estate developer. Recipient neighborhood improvement award, City Planning Commission, Detroit, 1987, other awards Detroit City Council, 1987-1988, Proclamation from Detroit Mayor, 1986.


Grella, Debbie Frank was born on April 26, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of E. Rene and Charlotte Ann (Slavitz) F.


Student, Bard College, 1969-1970;student, University Madrid, 1970-1971;student, New School Social Research, New York City, 1975-1978.


Tour coordinator, Panorama International, Marbella, Spain, 1970-1974;sales representative, Panorama International, Marbella, Spain, 1972-1974;assistant manager, Renee Records, New York City, 1974-1976;president, producer, Debbie Frank Prodns., Ltd., New York Cityexecutive vice president, Twilight Enterprises, Inc., New York City, 1978-1983;president, Twilight Enterprises, Ltd., 1983-1985;chief Executive officer, Mid-American Realty Group, Birmingham, Michigan, 1985-1988;executive vice president, consultant, Properties At Auction, Ltd., New York City, since 1989. Consultant International Properties Counselors, since 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Painter Last Temptation Christ (first prize 1969).


Board of directors Grand Circus Park Association, since 1985, Detroit Council of Arts, since 1988. Vice chairman Programs for Alternative Creative Education, since 1986. Member Young Women’s Christian Association Detroit, 1986.

Member Center Business District Association, Detroit Chamber of Commerce, International Real Estate Federation.


Married Joseph J. Grella, June 24, 1979. Children: Jamison Frank, Ashley Frank.

E. Rene F.

Charlotte Ann (Slavitz) F.

Joseph J. Grella

Jamison Frank Grella

Ashley Frank Grella