Lakesha Threatt is the Senior Corporate Accountant at Bradford Allen. With over 22 years of accounting experience, Lakesha is responsible for overseeing all daily accounting activities, including accounts payable and accounts receivable, journal entries, and bank reconciliation. She also provides financial information to internal and external stakeholders via financial statements, as well as being the liaison for the annual audits.

Her main focus is to add to the ever-growing accounting team by being adaptable and supporting the team where needed. According to a Gallup strengths-finder test, Lakesha is very strong in the areas of responsibility, learning, and achievement. These three themes drive who she is, taking ownership of anything she commits to, loving the process of learning, and looking forward to reaching goals that she sets for herself. Lakesha is experienced in using Financial Edge Accounting Software and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Lakesha previously worked as an Accounting Manager at Center for Research Libraries, a not-for-profit research library where she oversaw month-end closing, acted as grant funds administrator, and managed treasury management for the organization. She managed and coached a team of three, working to improve workflows and accounting processes.

Lakesha is family-oriented and loves to travel with her family. In her free time, she loves to sew with her daughter and enjoy beautiful walks along the lakefront. She also volunteers at local food pantries throughout the year. Lakesha’s favorite time of the year is Chicago summers.