Food production is a very important business in the world. Companies process all kinds of food, so it can be available to the general public. A huge company in the food processing business is called OSI Group, led by chief executive officer and chairman Sheldon Lavin. The company was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1909 and are a food production company. They specialize in customized foods, but mainly in meat processing.
Sheldon Lavin is known for his upmost professional manner and ability to run a big business successfully. He also focuses on his philanthropy which is a huge passion of his. He regularly donates to an organization that helps provide families who suffer from form major illnesses. It is called the Ronald McDonald House Foundation and Lavin is on board with this mission of help. Mr. Lavin works on a number of advisory roles including director of Northeast Bank and president and director of The Sheba Foundation. Sheldon has also won a number of awards and recognition that have boosted his public appeal. India’s Vision World Academy awarded Sheldon with their Global Visionary Award in 2016. It was a rewarding and humbling experience for the CEO.
Like a lot of business professionals, Sheldon Lavin went to college and received a proper education. He attended Roosevelt University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting. Now he lives in Chicago, Illinois where OSI Group is located. Sheldon Lavin companies started to become profitable pretty early on. He says in the first year that is when this happened. Having a strong strategy is very important and creating long term goals. Starting off in the business industry will help develop a person’s skills. When Sheldon first started his journey at Otto and Sons he did not quite believe in his own abilities. With time and experience, Mr. Lavin started trusting his instincts and skill. His ability to plan for the long term is what Sheldon says sets him apart from others, and that is why he is successful.
Being a leader is not easy, but Sheldon seems to be a natural. He believes a real leader is humble, not all knowing and arrogant. You have to trust others and their ideas. Working as a team is imperative to accomplishing goals. The most satisfying part of Mr. Lavin’s career is seeing a project come together. The successful businessman continues to work on his long term goals, and the future has endless possibilities.