Director of Operations, Lila Simpson

Lila was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she received her degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico. She minored in English with an understudy in Spanish and attended summer schools in Xalapa Veracruz, Mexico and San Jose, Costa Rica.

Lila joined MESA Real Estate Institute as the Director of Operations in 2018. Her background in real estate includes owning her own residential real estate brokerage in Albuquerque from 2001 to 2014, working with small to mid-size development projects in New Mexico and Belize, as well as owning multiple properties of her own. A move to Arizona prompted her to join eXp Realty in late 2014. She is currently licensed and working in both Arizona and New Mexico. 

Having a high regard for education, Lila jumped at the opportunity to join MESA REI. She enjoys working behind the scenes with the forecasting, planning, the scheduling and marketing of courses while also supporting the daily operations of what it takes to run an education business. As a Qualifying Broker she has always valued expanding her knowledge in real estate.  She thoroughly enjoys working in both the business and education of the real estate industry.  Lila believes that by actively pursuing continuing education courses and by obtaining relevant certifications licensees will be better in representing their clients and have more value as professionals in their field.