WCN Transmedia Group recognizes the Global Career of a true Goodwill Ambassador. The more we understand the ties between African-Americans and Israel the better. Did you know that Israel is in North Africa and as you track our heritage you can better understand the calling on the Life of Lavon Mercer. International Speaker, Innovator and Business Leader, Lavon is a Man on a Mission. We cite his efforts to Bridge the Gap, Change Mindsets and Transform Cultures through Love, Acceptance and Global Diversity.
LAVON MERCER’s vision for life is simple: He believes his talents and trials have grounded him with wisdom. As it is written in the bible, “Ashes to Ashes and Dust to Dust” he believes that we are all of one earthly plane. For us to obtain greatness in life, we must always understand that our earthly plane is connected to our earthly environment. To give is the most positive change that we can make in striving to obtain greatness.
When organizations and companies want to take performance to another level, they all turn to one man – LaVon Mercer… And with good reason. Whether it’s an hour-long keynote or a day-long interactive session, LaVon’s unique combination of experience, business sense, and giving spiritual will make his appearance a meeting highlight. To learn more or book LaVon Mercer for an event or seminar, contact LaVon directly.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Mercer played professional basketball in Israel for Hapoel Tel Aviv (1981–1988) and Maccabi Tel Aviv (1988–1995). LaVon Mercer led his teams to 6 Israeli Champions (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995) and 5 Israeli State Cups (1984, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994). While playing for Maccabi, the club reached the Euroleague finals in 1989 and the Euroleague semifinals in 1991.
He is currently the women’s basketball coach at Spelman College (2009).