Paul Lawrence Vann

Leadership Development Par Excellance

Fort Washington, MD, USA


leadership development

team building

organizational business performance

influential leaders

leadership school

effective leadership

Expert Bio

My name is Paul Lawrence, and I am a professional speaker, best-selling author, and leadership expert. With a specific focus on leadership development, team building, and organizational business performance, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals become influential leaders. My journey in leadership began when I served as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force, I went on to retire with the rank of lieutenant colonel. During my tenure in the Air Force, I attended every leadership school available, honing my skills and gaining invaluable experience. I attended Air War College, which is the senior service school, however I retired before completing the program. I also attended Air Command and Staff College which is an intermediate service school that focuses on leadership, leading people, and managing resources. Last, but not least, I attended Squadron Officers School the junior office leadership program that established the foundation for leadership for me. I had the privilege of leading personnel and managing multi-billion-dollar resources, which further deepened my understanding of effective leadership. I spent over twelve consecutive years working in the Department of Defense, where I continued to refine my leadership abilities. Additionally, I had the opportunity to serve as a Capitol Hill Fellow, working for a member of Congress. These experiences allowed me to gain a unique perspective on leadership and its impact on various organizations. I retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel and embarked on a new chapter as the founder and President of Wealth Building Academy, LLC. Through this venture, I have been able to share my leadership expertise and help organizations and individuals develop the qualities and skills necessary to become leaders of influence. I am uniquely qualified to provide guidance and coaching to leaders who are committed to developing their managers and employees. My goal is to empower individuals to become not just good leaders, but leaders of influence who can drive positive change within their organizations. Here is how I can help you with my expertise: + I can help you become an influential leader. + If you have never been in a leadership position before, I can assist you in developing your leadership skills. + If you are a leader but are struggling with being influential, I am your source for developing this ability. + Influential leaders understand their primary role is to develop others, discover this skill. + Maximize your human potential through professional growth. + Discover my three-pronged approach to becoming a leader of influence. + Gain a competitive advantage in your position through leadership development. + Become a leader of influence, get the blueprint. If you are an individual who aspires to become an effective leader and position yourself for success, I am the ideal candidate to guide you on your journey. Together, we can unlock your full potential and help you become a leader of influence. For organizations that know you need to upskill your managers and employees to become leaders, I can assist you through leadership development workshops. Thank you for considering me as your trusted advisor in your pursuit of leadership excellence.





Wealth Building Academy, LLC

Oct 2018 - current

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Chief, Policy Branch

United States Air Force

Jun 1990 - Oct 2002

Financial Analyst

Mobil Oil Company

May 1988 - Dec 1989

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Master of Science

Florida Institute of Technology

Contract and Acquisition Management

Jun 1990 - Jun 1992

Master of Arts

Central Michigan University

Business Management

Nov 1981 - Jan 1985

Bachelor of Arts

Shaw University

Business Administration/Leadership

Licenses & Certifications

Air Command and Staff College - Leadership School

Air University

Issued Apr 1997

Squadron Officer School - Leadership School

Air University

Issued Oct 1987

Certified Diversity-Train-The-Trainer


Issued May 2004

Air Force Fellows Program, Intermediate Service School

Capitol Hill Fellows Program, Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University

Issued Oct 1999

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