Sheldon Lavin graduated from Roosevelt University in Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in Business. He also had further studies related to his career at the University of Northwestern. Putting the skills and experience, Lavin had acquired from university into practice; he ventured into entrepreneurial business opening Sheldon Levin and Associates, Inc. a finance consultancy firm located in Chicago. In due process, he joined Otto& Sons a family meat market which later expanded and was renamed as OSI Industries producing label brand foods and co-packs important brand name items for it is various Foodservice and Retail customers. He is currently the CEO of the OSI Industries.
As the Chairman and the CEO of OSI Industries, Sheldon Lavin is concerned with international investments overseeing the OSI International Inc.OSI Industries LLC and International Foods LLC. India investment portfolio is an example of investments he is responsible for.Through his creativity in business, OSI Industries is among the leading private companies worldwide offering its services to over 15 countries. It is a renowned mega-billion dollar investment a supplier of quality standard readymade meals to consumers, e.g., hot dogs, pizza, poultry, and vegetables. His great leadership and managerial abilities have expanded to across to India and Europe thus helping the company grow financially as also has a good relationship with his employees. His success is mainly attributed to his ability to plan and prepare for the future thus setting him apart from the crowd.
Lavin has not only shown his interest in the OSI Industries but has also demonstrated philanthropic efforts. He believes in helping his community and globally at large hence he is a donator to the Ronald McDonald House Foundation he together with her wife has raised up three children.Additionally.Sheldon Lavin has received numerous awards over the years out of his business and leadership performance. In 2006, he was accorded the Global Visionary Award from India’s Vision World Academy for being an exemplary leader of the company. During his tenure as the CEO of OSI Industries, he has helped the company receive environmental and sustainability awards.Sheldon Lavin believes that OSI industries will flourish to greater heights as he is willing to inspire leaders and raise a generation with leadership abilities which will help stimulate the employees and community at large.