Lila is a CPA and CFO with about 30 years of broad and deep experience with public and private companies, ranging from start-ups to multinational ventures in various industries. She is a leader in promoting strong corporate financial and operational risk management and in optimizing opportunities within a framework of good governance and business ethics. Lila joined the board in 2022 and serves on the Financial and Racial Equity Committees.
As an immigrant from a financially challenged family, Lila understands that education is a “way up.” Determination and a little help from the community make a big difference in a student’s future.
Lila’s own path through higher education started at Diablo Valley College. She transferred to and earned a BS in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley. She later earned an MBA from California State University, Hayward. In addition to her work with BCS, Lila serves on the board of the Concord Shiva Murugan Temple and on the Finance Committee of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, another non-profit.