Lawanne’ S. Grant earned a BS in Criminal Justice from Grambling State University graduating summa cum laude and salutatorian of her class. She advanced to obtain a MS in Administration of Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento, and a MA in Theology and Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. She earned a Ph.D. in Business and Organizational Leadership conferred by Regent University. Dr. Lawanne' S. Grant is a Visiting Professor who teaches Leadership Organizational Behavior, Comparative Religions, and Philosophy classes.

Coupled with involvement in various outreach efforts, community programs, and professional organizations, Lawanne' S. Grant is a sought after motivational speaker, mentor, and published author. Dr. Grant served nearly fifteen years as a Deputy Probation Officer and has provided leadership coaching to religious and corporate leaders across the states for over twenty years. She is a loving wife to her husband, loves to travel, and is intentional about empowering others to be great leaders.

Awards & Special Recognition

Woman of Influence Award, ACHI Magazine
Featured Business Owner for Charlotte Business Resources
Top 150 Most Influential Women, Whole Truth Magazine - COGIC
Community Service Award, Association of Black Correctional Workers

Dr. Lawanne' S. Grant

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After decades of coaching and training leaders in the non=profit, corporate, and ecclesia sector, Dr. Grant officially established  Leadership DevelopME, LLC. Leadership DevelopME exists to serve both individuals and groups by using successful leadership principles to develop the ME (mind and execution). The mission of Leadership DevelopME is to positively impact the leader's MIND and provide strategies for the EXECUTION of successful leadership practices.


Our clients are individuals and/or groups of diverse organizations who desire to develop or cultivate their leadership skills. We provide general services to all clients but are most excited to provide customized leadership development plans based on our clients stated needs. The clientele of Leadership DevelopME is comprised of leaders just like you.
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