Celebrating 15 Years of Laisar: A Journey Filled with Gratitude

February 23, 2024, Silver Spring, MD–15 years ago today, I started Laisar Management Group with little more than a hope, a dream, and a prayer. With 25 years of corporate experience, I was done punching the clock and knew I had what it took to start my own management consulting firm.

I registered my company, set up a home office in my kitchen, and got licensed as a minority business enterprise. Three months later, I landed my first contract. I haven’t looked back since.

Transparency: The Foundation of Supplier Diversity Success

Achieving success in supplier diversity requires more than just setting goals; it demands a commitment to transparency throughout the journey. While organizations may initially hesitate to be transparent, embracing openness can actually highlight the progress and...

Leveraging the Power of Storytelling, Data and Language to Bridge the Equity Gap in Business and Community

The equity gap is one of the most pressing issues facing businesses and communities. Many thorny issues surround it, which makes most of us uncomfortable. But for leaders, continuing to ignore it is not an option. It’s an issue that affects us all. While the problem...

Shelving DEI is Bad for Business

Keeping and Improving It Can Be the Breakthrough You’ve Been Looking For Beyond the partisan noise objecting to “woke” culture, serious conversations are being held about the benefits, successes, and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a business goal....

We help clients tell data-driven compelling stories about their socio-economic impact, gain new insights into their organization, update their business diversity strategy, and actively comply with government and corporate requirements for supplier diversity.

Impact Reports

We capture the social, economic, and environmental impact you’ve made within your organization and your community, turning data into compelling narratives that resonate with your employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers, community-based organizations, and government leaders.

Business Diversity Strategy

We holistically evaluate your organization’s efforts to foster diversity and inclusion within its supply chain and company-wide strategy.

Supplier Diversity Compliance

We help you streamline data collection, analysis, and management in compliance and reporting of business and workforce utilization.

Our performance has significantly contributed to economic and workforce inclusion efforts, tracking, and reporting in long-established and quickly emerging industries. We partner with our clients to deliver sustainable business models and solutions.

Standardizing metrics to measure and manage community engagement and smart technology adoption.

How we help manage and measure economic and social impact strategies.

Our integrated solutions enable organizations to think differently about community engagement and socio-economic impact by leveraging data science and analytics to develop economic inclusion strategies.

Achieve your supplier diversity goals.

We assess your organization across 8 distinct dimensions in addition to utilizing procurement and supplier demographic data through our proprietary data analytics methodologies.

With this knowledge, we guide you through a custom plan to advance your supplier diversity program, guiding its evolution into a robust business diversity strategy.

Careers at Laisar

Since our founding in 2009, Laisar has contributed to the revitalization and development of communities by engaging with a broad spectrum of stakeholders from local, state, and federal government to corporations, developers and local small businesses and their residents. At Laisar, we understand that addressing social issues is smart business for our team and our clients.

Are you driven to help make a difference in people’s lives? See how our shared values and your talent may also advance your professional aspirations.