Leah Lugo

Senior Accounting Manager, Finance

Leah Lugo joins XPRIZE Foundation with eight years of experience in finance and operations in the ecommerce and retail industries. She brings to XPRIZE her experience building teams, establishing controls, creating accounting policies and procedures, and financial reporting.

Prior to joining XPRIZE, Ms. Lugo held positions at several start-up organizations in the Los Angeles area. Working in open roles with a wide range of responsibilities, Ms. Lugo advised on methods of improving the accounting process and other best practices. In previous roles she worked on ERP system and other software implementations. She is passionate about automating business processes to maximize efficiency and helping entrepreneurs develop sustainable internal infrastructures to sustain organic growth.

Ms. Lugo graduated from California State University – Dominguez Hills, earning Bachelor’s degrees in both International Business and Finance with a minor in Communications. She continued her studies in accounting at UCLA.

When out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her dog (Luna), and yoga.