Speaking Engagements

LaPronda Spann, Owner, Dream Builder, and Chief Visionary Architect of Lain Consulting provides inspiration, tools, strategies, resources and “how to’s” for:

Small, Minority & Women Owned Businesses

M/W/S/DBE & Supplier Diversity Programs

C-Suite Executives from Fortune 100, 500, & 1000 Companies

If one of these below describes you or your team…then we need to talk!

Entrepreneurial Spirits, Dreamers and Exceptional Leaders, Directors and C-Suite Executive that are seeking to:


  • Transition from Corporate America to Entrepreneurship
  • Gain motivation, inspiration and transformation in their roles as leaders in Businesses, Government and in Corporate America

Small Business Owners, Micropreneurs, Solopreneurs, Mompreneurs, or Womepreneurs that are:


  • Struggling to grow their companies
  • Seeking to diversify their revenue to sustain their companies long term
  • Wanting to hire employees
  • Looking for new passions and lucrative opportunities

Professionals in M/W/S/DBE, Supplier Diversity, Strategic Sourcing, Membership Associations, and Business Networking Groups that are seeking to:


  • Better understand how to serve small, diverse businesses
  • Build capacity among small, diverse businesses
  • Increase its spending among small, diverse businesses to meet contracting goals and compliance

Your company or organization can

choose from one of our current and more popular topics:

Expertise & Thought Leadership In

Premium Contracting

  • Fast Track to Contracts: 5 Steps to Diversifying Your Revenue and Increasing Your Sales by 50%
  • The Small Business Certification: Tools to Get Your Small Business Certified to Do Business with Government
  • The Effective Capability Statement: How to Market to Government and Major Corporations
  • Doing Business with the City of Charlotte: The 5 Steps to Position Your Company for Success

Inspiration, Training and Motivation in

Leadership and General Entrepreneurship

  • 5 Keys to Success in Entrepreneurship
  • Boss Up: Building Your Brand and Business as a Womanpreneur
  • It’s Time to Shine: The 7 Hidden Gems that Positions You to Lead and Succeed in Business and Life
  • Go For It!! : How to Break Free from Corporate America and Jump into Entrepreneurship

If existing topics offered do not address the specific needs or challenges of your company, organization, leaders or members, LaPronda and her team can help your company and organization build a completely customized training that leads to the results you have envisioned.

LaPronda is a speaker and thought leader with extensive experience winning in government contracting and leading small business initiatives…

… to increase awareness and success among small, diverse businesses in the industry. She blends authentic and powerful stage presence with actionable knowledge to help small business owners, diversity professionals, leaders and teams to employ strategies, tools and processes to embrace change, transform operations and win. Nothing gives her more joy than to see dreamers to take the leap into entrepreneurship. She has a commitment to sharing information that helps more small business owners win in government and corporate contracting. She knows that this cannot be done without the support of career professionals in this industry.

Hearing Lapronda speak will push, motivate and inspire leaders and teams to meet and exceed business and contracting goals. When they win, she understands that we all win!

consider her for these options:



  • 30 minute
  • 1 hour
  • Other

Training Event

  • 30 minute
  • 1 hour
  • 2 hour
  • Half Day (3-4 hours)
  • Full Day (6-8 hours)
  • Other

Seminar/Workshop Facilitator

  • 1 hour
  • 2 hour
  • 3 hours
  • Full Day (6-8 hours)
  • Other

Panelist/ Moderator

  • 30 minute
  • 1 hour
  • Other

Information gathered will help us to provide you with a fair and reasonable price to deliver an awesome experience, a little fun and actionable steps for your audience to see transformation and growth.


In her role as moderator, Ms. Spann was able to skillfully manage the timeliness and flow of the meetings. She ensured that the audience remained engaged and the speakers remained on track. As the team leader, she remained consistent in meeting, communicating and collaborating with those who worked alongside of her.

Vilma d. Leake

District 2 Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners