Centerline Risk Solutions, LLC

Innovative Risk Management and compliance




Risk Management Solutions

  • Risk Management with focus on risk control
  • EH&S Compliance in both domestic and international markets
  • Workplace Safety including OSHA compliance
  • Premises Safety -Customer Safety
  • Fire Life Safety
  • Transportation, warehousing & distribution including DOT hazardous materials
  • Project management



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Expert Witness

Specializing in Retail customer and worker safety, premises liability, Safety and OSHA Compliance

National Safety Board Certified, risk manager with over 40 years in retail, bottling and insurance loss control consulting experience.  Responsible for managing health and safety programs for Walmart Stores, Inc. domestic and international operations over a 23 year period and represented the company in tort case depositions and trials.






John Leyenberger is a consummate professional with more than 30 years of experience in corporate safety, Risk Management, OSHA/DOT compliance, and has had great success in both Domestic and International markets! I have known John on a professional basis for 25 years and he has been a close friend of mine for the past 10 years. He has excellent people skills and is a respected leader by all who work with him. John is a man of Integrity and he is a forward thinking person who stays at the forefront in his field by disciplined study and research! He would be a tremendous asset to any company!
— Mel Redman - Sr. Vice President, Wal-Mart Stores (Retired) Chairman and CEO Redman and Associates, LLC
John is one of the most supportive Health & Safety leaders I have met in my career. John had been a valuable resource for me on getting up to speed when I joined Walmart China. He provided me tremendous guidance and support and shared best practices from other markets towards building an international compliance effort. He also provided me opportunities to share safety processes with other countries and working together on common trends to develop solutions. John demonstrated great leadership and genuine commitment to Health & Safety.
— Sandy Lu


About Me

john Leyenberger, Principal Consultant

National Safety Board certified safety professional with over 23 years in retail safety and compliance.  Responsible for managing health and safety programs for the world’s largest retailer including 5000 domestic retail facilities. International experience includes health and safety compliance covering 26 countries and 6200 retail facilities.

Retail industry safety expertise is based on the functional responsibility for safety, including worker and customer injury prevention, fleet safety, fire protection, OSHA and fire code compliance, and Department of Transportation hazardous materials compliance. Also held leardership positions in retail industry trade association and National Safety Council retail safety groups.  Experience includes being a fact witness or company representative in 80+ depositions and 9 court trials primarily involving premises liability and product safety cases.