Who we are

For more than 20 years, Legacy Business Cultures has studied and worked with a variety of organizational cultures from around the world. Through our cultural surveys, training, coaching and speaking, we’ve helped more than a quarter million leaders and employees create more respectful and engaged workplaces.

About Us

Legacy Business Cultures is a collaboration in the truest sense of the word. By capitalizing on the knowledge and expertise of our facilitators and independent business consultants, we offer a multi-disciplined approach to your staff development opportunities.

Our team offers expertise in areas such as:

  • Respectful Workplace Training
  • Diversity and Inclusion Consulting
  • Leadership 360 Surveys and Consulting
  • Personal and Organizational Development Training
  • Preventing Harassment and Discrimination

Our Team

Legacy Business Culture’s real strength is its people.

While tools and processes are important, what really makes us different is our team. Representing over 12 distinct organizational development disciplines, our consultants, instructors, facilitators and coaches average over 20 years of experience. Some are former business leaders themselves, many are published authors, and most have advanced degrees in their areas of practice leadership. All have experience working with large and small clients across multiple industries. You will not find a more qualified team to assist your people development efforts anywhere.

Paul Meshanko
Paul MeshankoPresident & CEO
Paul Meshanko is an author, professional speaker and business leader with over 20 years of experience in leadership development and organizational culture change.

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Sheila Colston Mitchell
Sheila Colston MitchellCOO
Sheila has over 20 years’ experience as a turnaround CEO, Executive Director, Marketing & Business Development professional, Political Consultant and Lobbyist with for profit and nonprofit organizations.

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Jason Pribble
Jason PribbleGraphic, Web and Online Learning Design
Jason Pribble lends his creativity and knowledge of print and online communications to LBC and its affiliates through the production of marketing and customized training materials, web design and video editing.

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Mary Kay Gebler
Mary Kay GeblerBookeeper
Mary Kay Gebler joined the Legacy Business Cultures team in 2011 as our bookkeeper extraordinaire. She provides outsourced small business bookkeeping services.

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Emily Page
Emily PageConsultant & Coach
Emily joined Legacy Business Cultures team in 2017 as an experienced diversity and inclusion consultant and coach.

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Allie Peters
Allie PetersAdministrative Assistant
Allie Peters is a full time college student and a part time administrative assistant with Legacy Business Cultures.

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T.J. O’Hara
T.J. O’HaraBusiness Development
T.J. O’Hara is an internationally recognized author, speaker, strategic consultant and media personality in the public and private sectors who specializes in helping individuals and organizations achieve transformational change.

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Fernando A. Serpa
Fernando A. SerpaSenior Consultant, Diversity & Inclusion
Fernando Serpa is founder and president of Serpa & Associates, Diversity Solutions for a Changing World and a Senior Consultant with Legacy Business Cultures.

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Chandra Storrusten
Chandra Storrusten Consultant
Chandra joined Legacy Business Cultures in 2017 as one of our talented Consultants. She is a nationally recognized thought leader, speaker, and strategic consultant creating authentic strategies that mobilize organizations to achieve their full value through engaged clients, team members, and other stakeholders.

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Mike Testa
Mike TestaSenior Consultant
Mike Testa is the principal of Pursuing What Matters and a Senior Consultant with Legacy Business Cultures. He is a seasoned leadership development consultant with over 20 years of experience.

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Suzanne Hoonan
Suzanne HoonanPartner
Suzanne Hoonan has been positively influencing corporate teams and individuals for three decades as a professional coach, consultant, facilitator, and teacher.

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Client Sectors

We provide the curriculum and facilitation expertise that best fit your organization’s needs. Starting with a thorough needs assessment, we collaborate with you and your staff to develop an educational agenda that builds the competencies necessary for your organization’s future success.

Please call us to inquire about customized curriculum for Defense, Education, Federal Government, Healthcare, Law Enforcement or Justice.

Customized Curriculum Case Studies
  • U.S. Army – Regional Health Command Atlantic
  • U.S. Navy International Programs Office
  • U.S. Navy COMSUBLANT Force Communications
  • U.S. Air Force 561st Joint Tactical Squadron
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency, Acquisition Management Division
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury – Treasury Executive Institute
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury – FINCEN – Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Ohio
  • S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Office of Innovation and Technology
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • U.S. Department of Energy – Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Congressional Office of Compliance
  • CIA – Central Intelligence Agency
  • Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • DuPont
  • Ardagh Metal Packaging USA
  • Anchor Tool & Die Company
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • Johnsonville Sausage ( list in all places on Website where clients are referenced)
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • DSU Peterbuilt & GMC Truck Inc.
  • MTD – Modern Tool & Die
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Sifco Industries
  • Infra-Metals Inc.
  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kinetico Water Systems
  • The Lubrizol Company
  • Pentana Solutions
  • Cisco
  • Huntington Bank
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Lane Construction
  • National Interstate Insurance
  • Price Waterhouse
  • Safeguard Properties
  • Toyota
  • Travelers Insurance
  • U.S. Foods
  • Kemper Insurance
  • Progressive insurance
  • SoftPro Corporation
  • Safe Auto Insurance
  • Apollo Mechanical Contractors
  • TSG Resources Inc.
  • The Schroer Group Property management
  • Lee County Electric Cooperative
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District 
  • Sage Fruit company
  • Our Lady of the Lake Health System
  • Bayer Healthcare
  • HCA – Hospital Corporation of America
  • ELI Lilly
  • Lakewood Health Center
  • Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Sisters of Charity Health System
  • SuCasa Home Health
  • Summa Health System
  • University Hospitals Health Systems
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Southwest General Hospital
  • Altercare of Ohio
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • College of Wooster
  • Kent State University
  • Baldwin Wallace College
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • The Ohio State University
  • Bowling Green State University – Firelands
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • North Canton City Schools
  • Case Western Reserve University
  •  Catholic Charities
  • Christian Church Homes
  • International Union of Operating Engineers- Local 18
  • Society of Human Resource Management – Columbus Ohio
  • Chain Restaurant Total Rewards Association
  • Stark County Library
  • Catholic Dioceses of Cleveland
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Newport School District
  • North Canton City School District
  • State of California Board of Equalization
  • Columbus Regional Airport Authority
  • Cook County State’s Attorney Office
  • Norwalk Police Department
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission
  • Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
  • City of Solon Ohio – Mayor’s office
  • City of Solon Ohio – Police Department
  • Cleveland Clinic Police Department
  • Arizona Law Enforcement Academy
  • National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy
  • Cleveland Indians
  • Mainstreet Gourmet
  • City Barbeque
  • Alpine Valley Ski Resort
  • Stauffers of Kissel Hill
  • Hearts on Fire
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A few of our clients