CREATING “LAINS” FOR YOUR SUCCESS, LINKING BUYERS AND CERTIFIED SUPPLIERS.

Experience our Proven, 5-Step Process to get you Government Certified and Land you a Contract!

Lapronda Spann

Owner & Chief Visionary Architect of
Lain Consulting, LLC

Lapronda Spann

Owner & Chief Visionary Architect of
Lain Consulting, LLC

Our Services

We help our clients become M/W/S/DBE-certified, guiding them through the application process and marketing tool development. Our team also supports the growth, maintenance, and sustainability of small businesses through a variety of business strategies.

Small Business

Startup Assistance
Diversity Certifications
Supplier Growth Planning
Consultancy & Coaching

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Government & Corporate

M/W/S/DBE Supportive Services
Qualitative Research for Disparity Studies
Public Outreach & Engagement
Training & Education
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Speaking

Keynote Speaker 
Training Events
Seminar & Workshop Faciltator 
Panelist & Moderator Services
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Do You Want to Land Premium Contracts?

Our Certifications

Small Business Administration Women- Owned Small Business (WOSB)

North Carolina Office of Historically Underutilized Business Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (NC HUB MBE)

Charlotte Housing Authority Section III Business Concern

North Carolina Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (NCDOT DBE)

City of Charlotte’s Business INClusion Program Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) 

North Carolina Department of Transportation Small Professional Services Firm (NCDOT SPSF)

SMALL BUSINESSES SERVED

CERTIFICATIONS FACILITATED

AWARDS RECEIVED

What our clients are saying

Lain Consulting’s grant management expertise and attention to detail aided CATS in meeting our goal to increase personal mobility and travel options for those with special transportation needs and to enhance their access to transit service through coordination of existing and future services.

Zettie Phillips

Accessibility Coordinator, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)

Lain Consulting’s grant management expertise and attention to detail aided CATS in meeting our goal to increase personal mobility and travel options for those with special transportation needs and to enhance their access to transit service through coordination of existing and future services.

Frida Patrick

Accessibility Coordinator, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)

Are you a business owner struggling to grow you company?

Current & Past Performance

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Assistance, North Carolina Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights

2017

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Minority/Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Disparity Study, Office of Business Inclusion and Advancement, City of Winston Salem

2019

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Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) Supportive Services, Charlotte Water Department, City of Charlotte

2020

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Business Opportunity and Workforce Development (BOWD) Supportive Services – Western Division, North Carolina Department of Transportation

2020