Leah grew up in Colonial Heights and attended UNC-Greensboro and later VCU, majoring in Marketing. She started her retail banking career with The Bank of Virginia, and has remained in the banking and mortgage industry. In 1997, Leah joined The Bank of Southside Virginia and currently serve as Vice President/Regional Manager.
Leah has served on the Sussex and Hopewell/Prince George Chambers of Commerce, Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers, Homebuilders Association of Southside Virginia, Crater Workforce Development, and volunteers as a member of Oakland Baptist Church.
She currently resides in Sussex County and enjoys spending time outdoors, most recently taking up again the game of golf.