Khalilah is a graduate of the University of New Orleans. She and her family decided they would make a life in St. Louis after finding out that they could not return home to New Orleans due to the conditions in the area after Hurricane Katrina.
Khalilah began to search for a job to help support her family. In her search, Khalilah decided to learn as much as she could in the financial aid field. She started her career at Sanford Brown in Fenton, MO. After living in St. Louis for nine months Khalilah and her family decided to move to Atlanta, GA.
Khalilah went to work for Bauder College as a Senior Financial Aid Administrator. She worked with Bauder College for two years before Khalilah decided to attend the Gift of Knowledge program her job was offering. She immediately enrolled to get her Masters in Higher Education and graduated top of her class in December of 2010.
After five years in Bauder College, Khalilah brought her experience to the International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy as Director of Financial Aid. She has been a strong force at ISSNMT since 2010 and was promoted to Campus President in June 2022.