Originally from Jackson Mississippi, Lila and her family moved to the Monroe area in 1998. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Lila has worked as the Director of Institutional Advancement for Grace Episcopal School in Monroe, as the Executive Director of Keep Mississippi Beautiful, and in membership development for the Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Area Chamber of Commerce.
As Development Director for KEDM, Lila is responsible for implementing all revenue streams to address the financial needs of the station.
Her community service includes work with The Cooley House, Twin City Ballet, and ARCO: A Community Resource.
Lila and her husband Chip live in West Monroe, but keep in close touch with daughters in Houston, TX and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.