Lillian Turner-Dillard is a native of North Carolina. She spent the first part of her career as a teacher in the elementary and junior high school systems in the states of North and South Carolina. After her teaching career ended, she worked as an education specialist, and assistant to the director of the Continuing Education Department located at UNC-Wilmington. While in this position, she received a Master’s Degree in Education Supervision. Eventually, her career path led her to school administration.
In 1980, she founded T & T Tutor World, Inc., which serves North Carolina, South Carolina, and Washington, DC areas. The organization serves as an umbrella sponsor of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program for day care centers and day care home providers. The purpose of the Child and Adult Care Food Program is to improve the diet of children ages 12 and younger.
Lillian is very active in her community where she attends church, sings in the Women’s Choir, and volunteers her time to serve others in the community. She has been married for many years to her loving husband and has children and grandchildren.