Speaker Profile

Lela Coffey
Vice President, Multi-Cultural Business Acceleration / The Procter & Gamble Company

Lela Coffey is Vice President, in charge of Multi-Cultural Business Acceleration for P&G N.A., helping P&G to serve multi-cultural consumers across P&G’s enterprise.   Prior, Lela was VP for P&G’s N.A. Hair Multicultural  Hair Portfolio, which includes brands like Gold Series, My Black is Beautiful and Bevel. 

With more than 20 years of brand-building experience, Lela has led some of P&G’s iconic brands including Olay and Tampax. Her passion for marketing and inclusivity sets a high bar for impact, challenging others to deliver products and programs that are meaningful for consumers and communities alike.

An advocate for developing talent and capability, Lela invests a substantial time supporting her teams, including fostering understanding of the impact diverse, inclusive teams can have on businesses and organizations. Most recently, Lela spearheaded the creation of P&G’s 4R Framework for Equality & Inclusivity, which is used across P&G to aid brands in more authentically connecting with traditionally underserved consumers.

Lela resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, Maurice.  They have two daughters, Mikaela, 21 and Mikenzi, 17.