His involvement in the meat industry has been a journey that began when he was a financial expert. Sheldon is a financial expert in the United States of America; Lavin has been in the meat industry for over 40 years where he has gained extensive experience. His entry into the sector came when he made a financial arrangement for Otto & Sons. His investment bank advised him to a partner in the company, but he declined because that was not his line of business. Lavin was also successful in the financial sector, and for almost 15 years he practiced financial consulting. Lavin has his financial firm known as Sheldon Lavin and Associate Inc. which has their Head offices and operational offices in downtown Chicago.
After Sheldon’s High school graduation, he joined Northwestern University and the University of Illinois where he studied accounting and finance. Mr. Lavin later went to Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois and he pursued Bachelors of Science Degree in Business. Sheldon Lavin is the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of OSI Group LLC. For more than 40 years the Chairman has been leading the food processing firm and all its affiliates which include; OSI Industries LLC, OSI International LLC, as well as OSI International Inc. During his time as the Chief Executive Officer of the group as well as the Chairman, Lavin has made an enormous impact in the food processing company. Lavin has overseen the expansion of the organization to other continents as well as the United States. Through his leadership, OSI has become a multibillion-dollar organization, and it has been listed as the largest privately owned organization in the United States.
The 83 years old Chief executive Officer has been on several occasions been recognized due to his efforts and leadership in the food processing industry. He has not only been identified in the United States but also other nations including India. India’s Vision World Academy awarded Lavin with a Global Visionary Award. The Vision awards are meant to honor individuals who are living their dreams and those who have worked hard without giving up realizing their dreams. Mr. Lavin has been able to take his experience from the financial industry to the food sector where he has raised the standards of OSI Group to become an international company. Sheldon also is a supporter of the community activities, and he has been a trustee of the Ronald McDonald House charities, as well as the Director of the Sheba Foundation which is also a family foundation.
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