The Legacy Companies
The Legacy Companies was founded in 1998 as two companies, Greenfield WorldTrade and Asbury Food Service. The subsequent history of our growth takes shape through successive phases of acquisitions and organic growth. Headquartered is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, The Legacy Companies operates domestically while Greenfield WorldTrade operates as an International distributor.
About Maxx Ice and Maxx Cold
In 2008, Maxximum introduced Maxx Cold and Maxx Ice, independent product lines of refrigeration and ice equipment.
Maxx Ice offers modular and self-contained ice machines, ice storage bins and marine units that are ideal for both commercial and residential applications. Maxx Cold features commercial grade equipment such as reach-in refrigeration & freezers, merchandisers, undercounters, sandwich & salad prep stations, worktops, pizza prep tables, chef bases, milk coolers, chest freezers, dipping cabinets, keg and bottle coolers.
In 2015 Maxx Scientific launched a full line of refrigerated appliances designed for Medical, Research, Laboratory, University and Microbiological markets with applications specified for Blood Bank, Chromatography, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Vaccine Storage, Clinical Studies and Samples.
About Neal Asbury
Neal Asbury, Chief Executive Officer of The Legacy Companies, oversees the corporate direction and strategy of the company. Over the past several years, he has led The Legacy Companies to numerous acquisitions to grow the Company to a market leader.
Neal’s passion for entrepreneurship and free enterprise extends beyond his leadership at The Legacy Companies. In 2008, Neal was the recipient of the coveted United States National Champion Exporter of the Year Award. He’s received the President’s E-Star Export Award and the Export Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce. He is Chairman and founding faculty member of Export University (a collaboration between the District Export Council and the U.S. Department of Commerce) which has been mandated by the White House to be implemented nationally as part of the National Export Initiative (NEI). He has published over 300 articles on global trade issues and writes a weekly column for Newsmax. He has been quoted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, LeMonde, and frequently appears on cable television nationally and internationally, often seen on Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, BBC and RT Network.
Neal also hosts a weekly, nationally syndicated talk radio show “Neal Asbury’s Made in America”, produced by Radio America. This has become a nationally respected forum for reinvigorating the entrepreneurial spirit that has made U.S. businesses the envy of the world in their pursuit of the “American Dream.” “Made in America” features leading political and industry experts and is carried by more than 60 affiliates from coast-to-coast.
His book “Conscientious Equity: An American Entrepreneurs Solutions to the World’s Greatest Problems,” published by Palgrave & MacMillan, has quickly become a respected guidebook to help American manufacturers engage with the world on trade, fighting corruption, environmental issues and preserving human dignity.
Mr. Asbury’s blog www.conscientiousequity.com is a favorite on-line destination for visitors who share his passion for small business entrepreneurship and the benefits of expanding the U.S. role in global commerce. His advocacy has taken him to address the United Nations at the Commission of Trade and
Development, as well as frequent speaking engagements at universities, government events and trade associations.