Leila first became involved with the CF Foundation after her best friend's son, Grayton, was diagnosed with CF. As an honorary aunt to Grayton, Leila has made it her mission to lead their group’s fundraising efforts year-round and serves as the Great Strides co-team leader of their National Team, Grayton's Guardians. She was a Finest Peachtree Society honoree in 2016 and has served on the committee every year since. Leila chaired the Georgia Chapter’s Tomorrow's Leaders from 2018-2019 and now serves as a member of the National Tomorrow's Leaders Council. She has hiked in several Xtreme Hikes, attended Wine & Roses Gala, ShamRockin' for a Cure, Cycle for Life, and currently is the vice chair for the Georgia Board. Aside from her work with the CF Foundation, Leila works at Sirius XM as an enterprise account director.