Lalla V. Morris, Esq.
Director of Operations & Legal Counsel
Phone: (281) 940-3019
Lalla V. Morris, a native Houstonian, is Families Empowered’s Director of Operations and Legal Counsel. Based in the Houston office, she leads the organization’s support areas of finance, human assets, information technology & data, and legal. Additionally, she supports the organization’s strategic endeavors and expansion efforts. Prior to joining Families Empowered full time, she served the organization as an Education Pioneers Graduate Fellow. Lalla previously worked as Senior Associate of Institutional Sales at Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers Asset Management in New York, NY, where she marketed/sold managed investment funds across asset classes to institutional public and private organizations.
Lalla graduated magna cum laude with a BBA in Finance from Howard University. She also holds a Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from Louisiana State University and a Nonprofit Finance Certificate from Rice University. Lalla is committed to serving her community and is the Corresponding Secretary and technology committee chair of the Missouri City (TX) Chapter of The Links, Inc, as well as a volunteer with ProUnitas.