Director | NAWIC LA #42
Program Development Manager
Merriwether & Williams Insurance Services (MWIS)
Lakeisha has a passion to serve the community and is committed to identifying and addressing the challenges impacting the small business contracting community. A truly innovative agent of change, and with12+ years’ experience in construction, and 8 years with nonprofits, Lakeisha develops, implements and manages the economic development and capacity-building programs that support small businesses and the market needs of multi-billion dollar capital improvement projects. She also leads and drives the vision of the Account Managers who support the Contractor Bonding and Development Program. Lakeisha holds an MS in Leadership and Management/ Non-Profit Management, from University of Laverne, and a BS in Psychology/ Marketing from CSULB.