Native to Philadelphia/Lehigh Valley, PA, Leila Hardy is a long-time resident of Baltimore and Owings Mills. Hardy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences and went on to earn her MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business. Leila worked as an Institutional Retirement Plan Sales and Consultant Relations Executive at T. Rowe Price & Associates from 1990 – 2001 and became the CFO of Accurate Weatherstrip and Screen Co, Inc. Through Leila’s committed nature and large network, she has found tremendous success connecting with people and her professional experience has cultivated both an eye for detail and a passion for service and excellence.
A dedicated member of the community since moving here in 1987, Leila is an active member of Saint Thomas Church, a member of the Vestry from 2014-2018, a member of the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club and a board member from 2010 – 2016, a member of the Colonial Dames of America serving as the Baltimore Chapter treasurer from 1988 – 1990, a founding member of both the Greater Greenspring Association and the Breakers Academic Resource Initiative. Hardy is also a member of the Valleys Planning Council, the Irvine Nature Center, House of Ruth, and the UVA Club of Baltimore. She has served as a Team Parent since 2015 in the Breakers 2023 Lacrosse Club. Leila and her husband Ridge have three children and two dogs. Kate attended Saint Paul’s School for Girls and graduated from UVa in 2019, Leigh attended Garrison Forest School and currently attends UVA. Their son George attended St. Paul’s School for Boys before heading to Woodberry Forest for high school.