• Leveraging Our Expertise  & Relationships

    MAKING IT HAPPEN

  • EXPERTISE

    Serving clients throughout the country, Legacy Business Advisors provides entrepreneurs and government agencies with coaching, strategic communications, business development and economic development strategies.

    Social Entrepreneurs

    Do Well While Doing Good 
    Building wealth, while enhancing the community and creating jobs.

    Social entrepreneurs seek out Legacy's expertise to grow their businesses. We engage in one-off assignments, on-going coaching, or sustained business development and real estate development projects. Our services include executive coaching, public relations, identifying new business opportunities, identifying public finance options, including, but not limited to, government tax incentives, government grants and direct investments.

    Government Agencies

    Providing Services to Cities, Counties, Regions, and Federal Bodies
    Supporting Economic Development

    We provide a full range of services to government agencies ranging from community relations, including stakeholder mapping and engagement for infrastructure or development projects, to fostering public-private partnerships and funding for public projects, to comprehensive economic development planning. We are able to take on diverse projects of all sizes due to our extensive working relationships with likeminded consultants and firms in strategic communications, urban planning, real estate and community economic development.
  • PROJECTS

    Dunbar Center

    Medical Complex Anchored by a Renal Dialysis and Wellness Center Advancing Healthcare and Economic Development
    Newark, NJ

    The Dunbar Center is unique health care complex focused on serving the needs of a medically under served population in Newark, NJ. When completed, the $25 mm facility will add over 175 new, permanent STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs to the region from its anchor provider of dialysis services. Legacy is leading business strategy and the real estate development of the 75,000 square foot flagship conplex in Newark, NJ.
     
    Dunbar Center was conceived by Tammeisha Smith when her brother Steven Dunbar developed end stage renal disease (ESRD) in his thirties. African American men in their thirties are the fastest growing ESRD cases.

    KD Dids Inc 

    Made in the South Bronx, Worn Everwhere

    Worldwide

     

    For nearly 40 years, KD Dids, Inc. has been a leader in the knit apparel design and manufacturing industry which produces over 100 billion dollars in sales annually. Initially focused on producing functional premium dance apparel, the brand quickly gained national praise with high demands and top tier partnerships with global industry leaders. By the early 2000s, KD Dance became the US’s leading source for unique knit garments for the dance and professional arts. With its focused knits-only manufacturer position, KD continued to pushed the boundaries of knits with the development of the signature ballet neck top, leg warmers, wrap tops/dresses, faux mesh sweaters and vegetable kashmere which have all been top sellers and featured garments nationwide.

    Driven by the forward thinking vision of founder David Lee, KD continues to introduce collections that are ahead of apparel industry trends to maintain leadership and presence in the market. Whether a customer needs everyday garments or athleisure apparel, the company delivers its dependable premium finish and functional knit product utilizing a diverse portfolio of fabrics developed in-house. With the unique ability to design, develop and manufacture all its products conveniently in the Bronx, New York, KD has the ability to reduce its inventory burden with a made-to-order model, customize solutions for wholesale requests, develop private label products for top global brand and research and develop new products to meet consumer and industry demands.

    Rush Arts Philadelphia 

    Revitalizing A Neighborhood Through The Arts

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (Rush Arts) is dedicated to providing underserved youth with contemporary art education, and developing and supporting artists, curators, and new audiences.

     

    Rush was founded in 1995 by three brothers: Danny Simmons, a visual artist and community builder; media mogul Russell Simmons; and Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons of the legendary hip-hop group Run-DMC. Their goal was to fill the gap that the disenfranchised and people of color faced in both accessing the arts and exhibition opportunities.

     

    In 2017, Danny Simmons expanded the nonprofit with Rush Arts Philadelphia in the Logan section of the City of Brotherly Love and with the support of Legacy Business Advisors, Danny Simmons has forged a number of partnerships with esteemed Philadelphia arts institutions including the Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the African American Museum in Philadelphia among others.

     

  • FOUNDER

    Taneshia Nash Laird, social entrepreneur

    Taneshia Nash Laird

    CEO

     

    Full Bio: http://www.linkedin.com/in/taneshia

     

    Twenty years of experience in strategic communications and business development as well as fifteen years experience in community economic development including as an appointed public official on the local and state levels. In her career, Taneshia has cultivated hundreds of millions of dollars of economic activity that created thousands of new jobs.

     

    Taneshia is also

    • A published author and broadcast television commentator,
    • An award-winning business leader and community leader, and 
    • A motivational speaker and workshop leader for colleges, universities, corporations and other organizations.

    For media interview inquiries or to book Taneshia as a speaker, visit www.taneshia.com.

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