Lydia Dominique was born on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean. She and her family moved to the Bronx, New York at the age of fifteen where she graduated high school 1988. In 1994, Lydia began her family with the birth of her first of two daughters, Divina, and then Akira in 1998. In 2001, Lydia and the girls made the move to Florida to be closer to family. It was here that Lydia went back to school to further her education and graduated with an Associate’s degree in accounting in 2007. Lydia spends her personal time with family and also serves as the Vice President of a local non-profit organization for the past seven years. This organization, The St. Lucia Association of Central Florida, aids the St. Lucian community in the immediate central Florida area as well as in St. Lucia.
Lydia and her husband Ernest were recently married in June of this year and along with Divina and Akira form a very tight knit and loving family. In 2009, Lydia joined the Leland team in the accounting department and says she truly appreciates the support and open-door policy exemplified by senior management.