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Welcome to PDL Consultant Group, LLC. If you have found us, you probably are at a fork in the road of your personal life, professional space or a visionary needing assistance to bring your vision to reality. The PDL Consultant Group specializes in consulting and transitional coaching, which provides you with practical solutions to help you resolve the most challenging situations in your world. Coupled with Kingdom principles, our certified coaches utilize certified instruments such as EQi 2.0/ EQ 360 for individuals and businesses, Prepare and Enrich instrument for couples and Myers Briggs Type Indicator for individual consulting.


Our company focuses on getting you the results and outcomes you desire for your life and vision. We provide one-on-one sessions for personal development, webinar training for Social-Emotional Development in the workplace, and cultural training to include women empowerment, intergenerational leadership in the workplace, and conflict resolution.  


Our Vision

To provide practical solutions to individuals, couples, and organizations in transition

Our Mission 

Developing people to be their best selves by providing practical solutions for personal growth, personal development, and leadership.



Core Values


Hard Work






Meet The

Dr. LaKeshia Payton is a native of Fayetteville, NC, but grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois. Although she grew up in an environment of instability, her level of faith and resiliency has attributed to the woman she is today. Her life experiences contribute to her desire to see people succeed through goal setting and strategic planning. Dr. Payton is known as being a leadership, team building and communication experts.

Upon graduation, Dr. Payton joined the U.S. Air Force and stands today as a retired veteran. After the military, Dr. Payton obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree from UNC Pembroke, a Master of Public Administration degree from Troy University, a Master of School Administration degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Wingate University. 

Dr. Payton has worked with a plethora of organizations such as United Way of Cumberland County, Renaissance Training GROUP, and Actions Pathway of Cumberland County. While partnering with these organizations , she enjoys using Covey's Laws of Leadership as well as  Laws of Teamwork.

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