Richard L. Sobotka

Richard L. Sobotka
President, Management Development Group

(216) 928-5429

Professional Experience

President, Management Development Group, Ltd., a Meaden & Moore Company, Cleveland, Ohio

1987 – Present

I am the President of Management Development Group, Ltd., specifically focused on implementing management and leadership systems and training to maximize leadership growth, increase employee productivity and enhance performance from a behavioral perspective. We teach leaders how to grow and develop their employees and their business.

Practice Areas

  • Leadership Development
  • Organization Assessment and Development
  • Culture Change
  • Executive Team Assessment and Development
  • Human Capital Assessment
  • Business Development
  • Talent Management
  • Sales Training and Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Merging Cultures

Specialty Areas

  • Leadership Development 


  • Master of Science in Education, 1980, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
  • Bachelors of Science in Education, 1975, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Certified Master Trainer and Facilitator

  • Predictive Index Management System
  • Customer Focused Selling
  • Selling Skills Assessment Tool

Community/Philanthropic Pursuits

  • Board Member - Epilepsy Board of Northern Ohio – two terms (eight years), retired
  • Former Loaned Executive to United Way – Youngstown, Ohio


  • Speaker at Regional and National meetings as well as author of articles in the areas of:
  • Employee development
  • Managing change
  • Leadership development
  • Employee assessment
  • Talent management
  • Human Capital assessment during due diligence