Whether you're joining us during your first cup of coffee or taking a quick break between projects, we're glad to have you here on day 25 of Small Business Month. For those just now tuning in, for every day in May (#31daysofbiz), we're featuring one local entrepreneur and business.
And this Thursday, we're excited to introduce you to LaPronda Spann of Lain Consulting, LLC. Lain Consulting is an award-winning, full-service consulting firm, specializing in establishing non-profit and non-profit management consulting. In addition to being a successful minority-owned business in Charlotte, Lain Consulting is also active in our city's small business community. In fact, they were one of 11 businesses selected for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg's Black Chamber of Commerce's (CMBCC) BIG Program, where they completed a 10-week educational program devoted to increasing knowledge and skills for small business owners.
Keep reading to learn a few fun facts about local business owner, LaPronda Spann!
CBRbiz.com: If you were to do it all over again, what would you do differently?
LaPronda Spann: If I were to do it all over again, I would have left Corporate America and jumped into entrepreneurship sooner rather than later. Even with all of its challenges, entrepreneurship is worth every moment. I am happier than I ever was in the corporate world.
CBRbiz.com: What’s your personal mantra?
LaPronda Spann: My personal mantra is: "Share as much as you know with as many people as you can so that we all succeed."
CBRbiz.com: What are three things that you can’t live without?
LaPronda Spann: Three things that I can't live without are:
- A great book
- A banana split blizzard from Dairy Queen
To learn more about LaPronda Spann and Lain Consulting, LLC, visit them online. And find out how the CMBCC can help your business. And be sure to check us out on Facebook and Instagram every day in May to celebrate Small Business Month all month long!