Since joining Bain in 2011, Laila has honed robust cross-industry expertise, specializing in commercial and operational due diligence for private equity clients, as well as portfolio company value creation for technology and healthcare clients.
Her sector specializations include healthcare IT, healthcare payer and specialty benefit management, providers, and vertical and horizontal software.
Within the private equity sphere, Laila's additional capabilities include sector screening and review, blueprint and value creation planning, add-on diligence and firm strategy.
Prior to joining the firm, Laila held positions at Spectrum Equity Investors, Key Venture Partners, and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
She holds an MBA and an MPA from Harvard University, from which she graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar. She also holds bachelor's degrees in economics and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.