About Lela

Lela Fagan (Jefferson) is a Certified Virtual Assistant.  An Administrative Professional with over 15+ years of on-site and off project management experience. Her multifaceted skill set and strong familiarity to social media and emerging technologies assist her in efficiently managing the daily operations of her clients. She owns and operates Assistants R Us, a consulting firm that specializes in providing executive-level administrative and project management solutions.
 Lela is a proven team leader, creator and trainer. She has diverse experience in special events project coordination and planning, marketing, and administrative support. She has worked in the private and non-for-profit business sectors and directly for highly branded individuals and companies.
Lela is a writer.  Her book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” is available at popular online retailers like Amazon.com.  She is the lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”.  She is also an avid book collector and reader of all things in print.  She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, a teacher and Football Coach.
 What others have said about Lela…
  • Demonstrates a strong capacity to provide comprehensive support for executive-level staff including scheduling and facilitating meetings, coordinating travel, and effectively managing all essential tasks.
  • Proven track record of accurately completing research, reporting, information management, marketing, and business-development efforts within budget requirements.
  • Adept at developing and maintaining detailed administrative and procedural processes that reduce redundancy improve accuracy and efficiency and achieve organizational objectives.
  • Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operations; able to establish goals and priorities and resolve issues in a project’s early stages.
  • Staying up to date on social media marketing, branding and public relations trends and participating in webinars.
  • An avid reader. That regularly reads personal development books, technology, business and lifestyle periodicals.
  • Enjoys journaling and maintaining a set of blogs and writing poetry.
  • An active member of her church; presently serves as volunteer administrator for its Music department global operations.
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