Lakina Carter is the founder and Executive Director of Mothers' Nurturing Home.  Her vision and inspiration to open up Mothers' Nurturing Home came after many years of mentoring and offering her home as a place to stay for many relatives and friends. The generosity she gives and displays has resulted in her being called "mom" by a lot of people. Many of those she's welcomed into her home.

Prior to following her passion and vision for Mothers' Nurturing Home, Lakina worked for ITA, Roundy's Traffic Department for ten years. Her responsibilities included Accounting, and Traffic Control Specialist. Lakina graduated from MATC in 2010 with her Associate Degree in Business Management. She took a break off from school and later returned to Concordia University and graduated in 2016 with her Bachelors' Degree in Business Management.  

Lakina is always providing her services and skills where she is needed.  She currently serves on her church board and assist with Administrative duties.  

She is very passionate about making a difference to other women in her community.  She serves as an active member of the Christian Connections & Cupcakes - Networking Group an community organization dedicated to empowering and offering support to other women throughout the community and greater Milwaukee Area.