Sheldon Lavin, a successful businessman has led OSI Group towards constant victories in the meat industry. Mr. Lavin started his career early in the financial industry. He had his own business consulting firm and worked in banking. Lavin always had goals to help other businesses grow successfully using his business knowledge. It all changed when Otto & Sons, currently known as OSI Group offered him an “ownership position”. (http://www.osigroup.com/wp-content/uploads/Lavin-RSM-McGladrey-Lifetime-Achievemnt-Award-2015.pdf). Lavin decided to go above and beyond as the CEO, especially when McDonald’s corporation offered to work with them. This is when Lavin and the OSI Group entered a new wave of success.
Since Lavin joined OSI, he has helped them win many awards. As of December 2015, Forbes ranked OSI Group as #58 with annual revenue of $6.1 Billion. The Global Visionary Awards was given to Lavin’s in 2016 for his commitment and dedication to succeed through business trials and tribulations. Lavin knows what to do during the peak seasons and when business is down.
The meat industry has honored OSI Group multiple times for their successful business strategies. Sheldon was honored for “his dedication to, and active participation in, charitable organizations.” They have also been recognized for giving back to the community. Lavin has helped a great deal with the Ronald McDonald house. This community home is available for people with financial restrictions. For example, St. Jude Children Research Hospital sends many of their patients to live in the Ronald McDonald house when they can not afford to pay for hotel and lodging.