The Legacy Companies Announce the Promotion of Teresa Asbury to President of Commercial Division


FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. (September 2022) – We are pleased to announce the promotion of Teresa Asbury to President of the Commercial Division for The Legacy Companies, manufacturer of commercial and consumer foodservice equipment since 1999. A 35 year foodservice industry veteran, Teresa has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial foodservice and hospitality industry and was a founding member of The Legacy Companies. Teresa currently serves on the NAFEM board and engaged in several committees: the International Marketing Committee, the Trade Show Advisory Council and the Social Responsibility Committee. Teresa is a regular participant in the NAFEM Annual Meeting & Management Workshop and events around NAFEM global pavilions.

“It is with my great honor to appoint Teresa to President of The Legacy Companies. Teresa has played a pivotal role in the success of our business and with her industry experience, close business working relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, she will continue to drive growth and position the commercial division for continued success. Teresa’s vision, leadership and expertise has led to unprecedented growth and will allow us to continue successfully navigating an everchanging industry,” said, Neal Asbury, CEO.

In her role at The Legacy Companies, Teresa will lead all aspects of the commercial division including market & channel growth, strategic acquisitions, and new product innovation. As a member of The Legacy Executive Leadership Board, she will continue to add value in supporting the company’s strategic objectives and infrastructure. 

In addition to her role as President and board member Teresa is a contributor to industry trade publications and serves on a variety of professional business panels. She graduated from Florida Institute of Technology and is Certified Food Service Professional (CFSP).

We would like to congratulate Teresa Asbury on her new role as President, Commercial Division of The Legacy Companies.

About The Legacy Companies

The Legacy Companies, a privately-owned company, is a leading consumer products and commercial food service equipment provider that designs, manufactures, distributes and markets, nationally and internationally, a diverse portfolio of products under world-class brands such Admiral Craft, Avanti®, Bevles®, Blakeslee®, ChefsChoice®, EdgeCraft®, Excalibur®, General®, Greenfield World Trade, Legion Industries, Maxx Cold®, Maxx Ice®, Maxx Scientific®, Omega®, VinoTemp®, Vinturi®, WestBend®, Yonanas® and Zeroll®. The Legacy Companies is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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