Lena, The Entreprenista, is chief strategy officer, principal and shareholder of HORUS Construction Services Inc. and currently in a succession plan to take ownership of her family's third-generation construction business. The company was established by her grandfather, grandmother, great uncle and father. Today, she is working side by side with her mentor and partner, who is also her uncle. They have established strategic partnerships that have secured over $500 million in total contracts over the last five years.
Lena brings over 15 years of not-for-profit experience, including key positions with PBS/NPR, Metro Orlando Urban League and the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida. Lena has recently launched HORUS Academy with her partner and a team of strategic alliances. The 501©3 program offers mentor protégé assistance to small businesses. Lena currently serves as Immediate Past President for NAWBO Orlando and is the first woman of color to hold such a leadership role.