Born and raised in the Austin, Texas area, Lela grew up watching college and professional football. Her love of the sport has continued throughout the years. After moving to Raleigh, Lela found her love of college basketball as well. Lela has been in real estate for more than four years, working on residential and commercial business as well as client care. Prior to real estate, Lela worked in marketing and business communications for more than 25 years.  Her main focus was client service and customer satisfaction. Through her career, Lela has learned that organization, an eye for detail, communication and a service mentality are key!  Assisting Buyers and Sellers with the process has become her focus, making what can be a stressful time as easy as possible for clients is her goal! She has been the Raleigh area for more than 35 years, with much of her time being spent in the Raleigh and Clayton area. She currently lives in Wendell with her husband and enjoys spending time watching sports, playing sports and spoiling her granddaughter.