Wendi Lakes joins the HiFive team as a Controller with over twenty years of Accounting & Finance experience in a variety of business environments. Wendi has previous experience working as an Assistant Controller, where she improved financial processes and reporting, initiating cost savings and efficiencies. Wendi has also been in financial leadership positions in other industry sectors, including property management, construction, manufacturing, and distribution.
Wendi has been involved with several volunteer organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Greater Cincinnati Fall Feast, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and Cincinnati Red Cross.
Wendi received her BS in Accounting from Northern Kentucky University, and her MBA from Xavier University. She is currently a member of The Construction Financial Management Association.