Lashawna Manigault
Client Relations/Business Coach

Lashawna is a serial entrepreneur, minority certified business owner and consultant in the start-up space. Daily she teaches foundational business practices that coach clients through strategies to help jump start their business plans and create access to funding. Lashawna has a background in HR with an emphasis on Recruiting. She has owned as well as managed several staffing firms from transportation and manufacturing to unskilled healthcare workers. A native Detroiter, Lashawna is a passionate community advocate and sits as a board member for her local neighborhood organization as well as early learning center Little Scholars CDC of Detroit. Lashawna’s current start-up focus is in the promotion and planning to facilitate business formation and workforce development in Michigan’s legal Cannabis industry. This service will support people from communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the banning and prosecution of Marijuana, in an effort to create equitable access to this expansive and lucrative industry.