Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland MS, MBA, Ed.D

Miami, Florida, US

CoFounder/CEO/ Strategic Partner/ Business Development/Strategic Development/Executive Management
Dr. Lascelle A.'s Skills
Business Development
Management
Strategy
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Growth
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product Management
Programming
Public Relations
Recruiting
Sales
Technical
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

36-55

About Dr. Lascelle A.

Founder - iLab Startup Foundation
Founder - Laspainc Consulting
CoFounder - MedClean Technologies
Director - Startup Grind Miami
Program Leader Startup Challenge and Accelerator - The Idea Center MDC

Results-oriented executive with broad management and business development experience as well as a proven track record of driving revenue, market share growth, cost containment, process improvements, and operating efficiencies that deliver profit growth and strong financial results. Passion for developing new business and a sustainable competitive advantage by combining an extensive understanding of the marketing industry with twenty five years of experience. Experience working in research & development, sales & marketing, medical affairs, new product development, government affairs, key account management, relationship management, mergers & acquisition, trade association management, academic institution partnerships, and a strong knowledge of implementing business development initiatives across multiple sectors.

Quote

The future of economic growth depends on providing resource tools to support the development of innovation and growth for entrepreneurs. - Dr. L.A. Sweetland

Work Experience

Managing Director

Laspainc Consulting

September 2008 - Today

We assist companies in the United States and abroad in entering or expanding into markets throughout North America, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We offer a range of global business solutions to help SMEs succeed in international markets including, new product and business development, market research, feasibility studies, market analysis and selection, market entry strategy, international lead generation and partner search, brand development, overseas marketing and promotion, public relations, product launch and trade show support services programs in the State of Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Founder

The iLab Startup Foundation

August 2016 - Today

501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation that is focused on building entrepreneurship centers in urban communities and university sectors. The i-LAB Start Initiative is open to any entrepreneurs from any with any idea at any stage of formation. Every cohort entrepreneurship team apply to participate in the Venture Incubation Program, a 15-week integrated program that combines mentoring, workshops and community to help the teams move their startup ideas “further, faster.” Post-graduation select teams and other qualified applicants move onto the Launch Lab, a prototype co-working space and program of funded alumni ventures.

Education

St. Thomas University

ED.d Education in Leadership and Management

2013 - 2016

Accelerator/Incubator

The Idea Center MDC

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Co-working Space

WeWork Miami

2016 - Today