Tom Lemanski

Business Catalyst, Executive Coach

Tom Lemanski is the President and founder of Vista Development in Deerfield, Illinois. Tom works as a Business Catalyst, Executive Coach and Trusted Advisor to principals and managers in both product and service industries. Working with upper level management, he facilitates a results orientated approach to the aligning strategies, talent, leadership and execution.

Tom has owned and run three diverse business and consulted in more than fifty industries. He has worked and trained for nine years as a coach and facilitator.

Inherently analytic and highly articulate, Tom has a unique ability to sort and simplify the complex details of interpersonal, organizational and operational issues. He is an empathic listener with a utilitarian mindset. He combines his skills with proven, inside-out development processes and insightful behavior/ skills assessments. This combination enhances his ability to understand clients’ developmental needs and wants while maintaining a focus on their desired outcomes.

Tom is a published author and professional speaker. He earned his degree in Business Management and Administration from Bradley University. He is married with two grown children.


John H. Heil Jr.

Business Development Specialist

John has been a sales executive for over thirty years. Having worked in privately and publicly held companies, John has a wealth of knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of what is required in order to succeed in any arena. For over fifteen years John led his own organization to successful outcomes, in the graphic arts industry. His roles in leadership, management, finance, and sales have equipped him for his current career as business strategist with Vista Development. At Vista, John assists organizations in reaching their strategic outcomes and is dedicated to developing his client’s greatest asset, their people. John’s success throughout his career has been predicated on two principles; achieve organizational results, and developing people within the organization, in order to help both reach their fullest potential.

John holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Georgia’s Terry School of Business, in Economics, with an emphasis in, “The Economics of The Organization and Management” and a master’s degree in Psychology at Loyola University – Chicago

John is married, currently living in Chicago, and has two children in college. He enjoys reading, travel, and exercise.


John O’Sullivan

John OJohn O’Sullivan was born and educated in Dublin, Ireland, and graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1974 with a BS in Construction Economics. He has been a resident of the US since 1979. For 15 of the last 30 years, John has been a Senior Operations Executive in the electric power generation industry. He has frequently used his proficient leadership skills to effect needed cultural and management change and improvements in companies that were in financial and operational distress. He has held senior level operating positions and is acknowledged as one of the most experienced in his field of Waste to Energy. His strong work ethic combined with his excellent communications and motivational skills positions him very well for his results orientated coaching practice.

He is uniquely qualified to raise levels of performance of clients with a technically focused business. John partners with organizations to help them realize dramatic improvements in the areas of leadership, profitability, growth and the ability to attract and retain loyal customers. He supports his clients in their quest for greater results, and creates momentum through delivery of effective action programs to achieve substantial improvements in business results and lifestyle goals.


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