Lela Means

Careful Stewardship of Precious Resources.

Grants Accountant Lela Means supports REDF’s Finance Team by overseeing and accounting for REDF’s governmental, institutional and private funding sources. Lela’s top priority is the careful stewardship of REDF’s funding.

Lela’s interest and commitment to REDF’s mission to create jobs and hope is always at the forefront. As a parent herself, she understands how difficult it is to raise a family even when you have resources and support. A graduate of Williams College with a BA in History, Lela recently received her Masters of Accountancy in Accounting from Golden Gate University. She is dedicated to achieving excellence in non-profit accounting and grants management.

In her free time, Lela enjoys cooking, relaxing with her family, exploring new areas and trolling around junk shops in search of treasures.