Meet the Board Members
It is our pleasure to honor and celebrate Leah's life and legacy by serving on the Board of Directors for her namesake non-profit organization. Each of us are connected to Leah and each other in a significant way; we are passionate about empowering others to follow in Leah's footsteps by pursuing a career in nursing.
In loving memory of our original CFO, Julie Faith Reay
Our day was always brighter with you in it; your smile lights up our memories. Your generosity in action and spirit inspire us to focus on the details and settle everything to the penny. We love, appreciate and miss you dearly, friend.
Makaila Bonanno | CFO
Makaila was Leah’s best friend who also graduated with a BSN degree from KWU with Leah. Makaila is a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente, has a loving husband, and named her daughter after Leah. Makaila is honored to be part of this foundation and continue to help others.
Deborah DiMiceli | Director of Marketing
Deborah is the owner of a boutique marketing agency and the senior marketing advisor for Cigna in southern California and Nevada. Leah was a very special friend of the DiMiceli family. Deborah is honored to support Leah's Legacy and encourage aspiring nurses.
Laurie Lacher | Secretary
Laurie serves as the Secretary of Leah’s Legacy and is also the proud mother of Leah Jean-Lacher Reay. Laurie has spent most of her career assisting executives in the brokerage, banking, and architectural arenas, and is now focused on this foundation and investing in others, just as her daughter did every day of her nursing career.