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A “Sustainable Outcome” is defined as the “Ability to continue a defined behavior [process, or strategy] indefinitely”.
Sustainable Outcomes LLC specializes in holistic transformation for individuals, teams, and companies.  We achieve this through coaching, consulting, and trainings that offer pragmatic, analytical, and somatic approaches.  These approaches are designed to support both the business results and the human needs inside of business and life.


We are committed to building leaders, teams and companies who are empowered to make a meaningful difference in the business world.


We offer business solutions that:
Create long-lasting, sustainable outcomes for leaders, teams, and companies
Provide innovative approaches that are socially and environmentally responsible
Make a meaningful contribution to the communities we collaborate with


Sustainable Outcomes LLC is committed to living out our values in the work we do with our clients.  Whether our partnership including coaching, consulting, or training, we will demonstrate an unwavering commitment to…

• CURIOSITY: We will bring curiosity (not judgment) to our work with clients allowing for an open exchange and reflection on the current state and the desired future state.

• EXCELLENCE & SYNERGY: We are committed to delivering exceptional results that are tangible in our coaching, consulting, and trainings.  Through our work together, we strive to produce results for our clients that allows for greater possibilities and returns on investment.

• INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY: We operate from a grounded ethical standard inside of all of our client interactions.  We are open, honest, and direct in our communications and are committed to listening fully to the questions and concerns of others.

• RESPECT & INCLUSION: We believe in mutual respect for all, period.  We are respectful of differences and seek to create a working approach where all feel welcomed and understood.

• SUSTAINABILITY: We are aware of our interconnectedness with all life and seek to have a positive impact on others and the planet.


As the Founder and President of Sustainable Outcomes LLC, LaWanda Thompson, Ph.D. is the principle associate in the organization.  She actively partners with a world-class group of affiliated coaches, teachers, and consultants to deliver results that meet or exceed the client’s expectations.

Biography:  Dr. LaWanda Holland Thompson

LaWanda is an award winning corporate executive who is known as “An Authentic Leader”.  She is the Founder and President of Sustainable Outcomes LLC, a coaching, business consulting, and leadership development organization specializing in empowering leaders, teams, and companies to make long-lasting, sustainable differences in the world.  Her background as a Ph.D. scientist, business leader in a Fortune 100 company, and Master Somatic Leadership Coach has uniquely shaped LaWanda’s professional career.

Her areas of coaching and training expertise include:

  • Leadership development for individuals and teams
  • Career and role transition aligned with potential, purpose, and passions
  • Conscious leadership and decision making
  • Enhancing communication skills
  • Leading during conflict and change
  • Trauma-Informed Leadership
  • Leadership Resilience

Her areas of business expertise include:

  • Executive Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operational Excellence
  • Talent Management
  • Employee Engagement/Empowerment
  • Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

Her academic and training credentials include:

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Molecular & Cellular Pathology
  • Master of Business Administration – Concentration in Executive Management (pending)
  • Certification in Global Sustainability
  • Master Somatic Coaching Certification
  • Certification in Traumatic Stress Studies (pending)

LaWanda is personally dedicated to delivering tangible results.  She strongly believes in ensuring solid financial outcomes while also having a positive impact on all stakeholders and the environment.  She is passionate about working with people and bringing forward the best of an organization, both through strong business management and employee engagement/empowerment.

LaWanda resides in Columbus, Ohio.  She is the recipient of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s 2014 Rising Star Award in recognition of her exemplary leadership.