Lakeish manages and coordinates various government contracts funding CDP’s work. Before coming to CDP, Lakeish spent four years working with government-funded contracts as a Contract Manager in the home care industry. From this experience, she learned the value of hard work, efficiency, and effective communication. Aside from administrative work, she is a Brooklyn native who is dedicated to strengthening anti-poverty non-profit groups. Lakeish places high value on her work within her community through a program with disadvantaged youth and adults. She is deeply committed to the belief that everyone deserves to enjoy full, equal opportunity. During her personal time, Lakeish enjoys spending time crafting, baking, traveling and fitness.