• Empowering Change-Makers

    DRIVING SOCIAL IMPACT

  • Who We Are

    Legacy Business Advisors provides comprehensive consulting services to empower underserved communities, promote equity and justice, and build economic opportunity for its diverse range of clients, including nonprofits, commercial businesses, and government agencies.

    Building Capacity, Strengthening Communities

    Legacy Business Advisors (Legacy) provides consulting services designed to advance equity and justice in society. Our community development financing consulting services increase access to capital for underserved communities, promoting economic opportunities and improving quality of life. Our nonprofit board training services build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to address social and economic disparities in their communities. Legacy's mentor program development services support the professional development of women and emerging professionals of color, promoting diversity and equity in the workplace. By providing these comprehensive services, Legacy is working towards a more equitable and just society where all individuals and communities have the opportunity to thrive. Legacy's commitment to equity and justice is demonstrated in our work, making us a valuable partner for organizations striving to make a positive impact in their communities.

  • EXPERTISE

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    Nonprofit Board Training

    Empowering Change-Makers for Nonprofit Board Service
    Strengthening Nonprofit Boards, Driving Social Impact

     

    Our Nonprofit Board Training services are designed to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to address social and economic disparities in their communities. We provide training on effective governance, strategic planning, and resource development, helping nonprofits develop the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their missions and positively impact their communities. Our services include training workshops, coaching and support and board assessments. We are committed to supporting the important work of nonprofit organizations and promoting social and economic justice in society.

     

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    Mentor Program Development

    Nurturing Talent, Achieving Success
    Helping companies establish effective mentoring programs

     

    Our Mentor Program Development services are designed to support the professional development of women and emerging professionals of color. We work with businesses and nonprofits to develop effective mentorship programs that provide guidance, support, and career development opportunities for professionals of color. Our services include program design, mentor and mentee matching, training, ongoing support, and program evaluation. We are committed to fostering the growth and development of diverse talent and promoting equity and inclusion in the workplace.

     

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    Community Development Finance

    Connecting Communities with the Resources They Need to Succeed
    Supporting Economic Development

     

    Our Community Development Financing Consulting services are designed to increase access to capital for underserved communities, with an emphasis on communities of color. We work closely with our clients to identify financing opportunities and develop effective strategies to secure the funding they need to start or grow their businesses or nonprofits or undertake transformative real estate developments. We are committed to helping our clients access the resources they need to achieve their goals and create positive change in their communities.

     

  • Mission, Vision & Values

    Mission

    Our mission is to empower underserved communities and advance equity and justice through comprehensive consulting services that promote economic opportunity, professional development, and nonprofit capacity building.

    Vision

    Our vision is a world where all individuals and communities have the opportunity to thrive, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic status. We envision a society where access to capital, professional development, and nonprofit capacity building is available to all.

    Values

    1. Equity: We believe in promoting equity in all aspects of our work and strive to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to the resources and support they need to succeed.
    2. Empowerment: We are committed to empowering individuals and communities through our work, providing them with the tools and resources they need to achieve their goals and create positive change in their lives and communities.
    3. Innovation: We value innovation and creativity, constantly seeking new and innovative solutions to the challenges faced by underserved communities.
    4. Collaboration: We believe in the power of collaboration and work closely with our clients and partners to develop effective solutions that meet their unique needs and achieve their goals.
    5. Integrity: We operate with the highest levels of integrity, honesty, and transparency in all aspects of our work, ensuring that our clients and partners can trust us to act in their best interests.
  • FOUNDER

    Taneshia Nash Laird, social entrepreneur

    Taneshia Nash Laird

    Founder

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

     

    Taneshia Nash Laird's expertise in entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, community development, and mentorship makes her well-suited to lead the services the Legacy Business Advisors team offers. Her experience as an entrepreneur co-founding high-profile businesses in New York City and Los Angeles and as a successful nonprofit CEO provides her with a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing businesses and nonprofits. Additionally, her work in community development and government has given her the skills and knowledge necessary to address systemic inequalities and promote greater equity and justice in society. Taneshia's expertise in mentoring and professional development, particularly for emerging professionals of color, enables her to support the growth and development of diverse talent. Overall, Taneshia's wide-ranging expertise and commitment to social and economic justice make her an ideal consultant for organizations seeking to make a positive impact in their communities.

     

    To book Taneshia for a speaking engagement or to engage her for her arts-focused coaching services, visit www.Taneshia.com

  • BLOG

    December 7, 2015
    Increasing access to capital.  Legacy Business Advisors' CEO Taneshia Nash Laird was tapped to...
    Barriers are being broken for the path to success for aspiring female business owners. Legacy's...
    Continuing the conversation around connecting athletes of color with professionals of color.  ...
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