Founder, Mission, and Value


LASTCo’s passion is to enable veterans to live authentic and full lives in their businesses and careers. Commercially we help veteran-friendly corporations retain their great veteran new hires, resulting in a stronger bottom-line, enhanced veteran engagement, and higher veteran retention rates.

Privately, we help women veterans create their business from scratch with the online program, Business Launch Prep School and partner program EMERGE, resulting in strong sustainable businesses that honor veteran’s values, and accommodate their dream lives.

LASTCo® Values

L – Leadership: Provide guidance and support with integrity.

A – Autonomy: Assist stakeholders in claiming control over their lives with confidence and bravery.

S – Security: Inform stakeholders that financial stability is their birthright.

T – Teamwork: Be an example of genuine collaboration and community effort for the greater good.

Co- Compassion: Treat others with kindness and understanding, and they will thrive.

The Team

Rolande S. Sumner, ACC, ELI-MP
CEO & Founder
Life After Service Transitional Coaching,
Business Development & Veteran Retention Consultant

Rolande S. Sumner is a retired US Army veteran and the CEO & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching LLC®. Rolande enlisted in the US Army National Guard in 1995 and retired in 2015. During her career, she was an Admin Clerk, Heavy Vehicle Operator, and Human Resources Manager. She served as both a traditional National Guard Soldier and as an Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) Soldier; and stationed in Massachusetts, South Carolina, and Afghanistan. She is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) via the International Coaching Federation, a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP). Rolande is also one of the bestselling authors of Behind The Rank, Volume 3.

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