Lainie joined Martin-Cook in 1985, and was named partner in 2002. She is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, and a Master's in Organizational Management. She is a member of SOURCE, The Recording Academy, CMA, GMA, AIMP & Copyright Society of the South. She is currently the Treasurer of W.O. Smith Music School. During her down time she enjoys being with her husband, Roger, of 20+ years, their 100 lb Golden Doodle, Ryley, and a variety of friends.

Lainie retired December 31, 2020.