Leah is dedicated to supporting Black, Indigenous, Latinx, women of color with achieving economic empowerment and financial liberation. Her career in financial services began in 2011 when she became a licensed financial advisor and that role was a pathway to her career as a Financial Coach.
Leah joined the Nia team in 2021 as a financial coach and eventually advanced into her position as the Manager of Advisor and Community Relations. Prior to Nia she worked at Oakland Promise as the Sr. Financial Coach for the Brilliant Baby Program where she focused her efforts on financial coaching and community building for the parents and families in the program.
Leah’s extensive experience includes previous work in Financial Coaching, Financial Counseling, Financial Literacy, and Financial education with a specialized focus on the needs of economically vulnerable individuals. She holds a Series 65 License and a Financial Fitness Coach Certificate from Sage Financial Solutions.
In her spare time she enjoys being in nature, surrounded by the sounds of a lake and trees, spending time with family, and participating in local competitions with her CrossFit family.
Leah is a mom to her son Javan and daughter Kai.