The success as an entrepreneur
Among the quiet heroes in the entrepreneurial field is Sheldon Lavin. The 81 years old businessman has achieved a lot during his years in the business field. After his graduation, Sheldon Lavin worked as a financial consultant for several organizations. He received job offers because of the quality of his work. As a consultant, Lavin could advise people and companies on the direction that their businesses took. He read and studied the market with the hope of helping them grow. After working for a couple of companies, the accountant thought himself competent to manage his company. He had gained enough experience to work as an accountant, CEO, and president of an established company.
Putting his knowledge into practice
After the acquisition of the Otto and Sons Company, Sheldon Lavin transformed its operation and name. Currently, the OSI GROUP operates in more than 17 countries in the world. The company has a total of more than 20000 employees and several facilities throughout the world. With the operational success, the company still has hopes of improving the operations. There are several loopholes in the market which the CEO and the president hope to bank on in order to gain a larger customer base.
The philanthropic work of Sheldon Lavin
Other than being a successful entrepreneur, Sheldon Lavin is one of the biggest charity workers in the United States. Usually, the billionaire does not want his works of charity to be exposed to the public, but he prefers to do his good works in private. The investor has helped several groups and individuals to reach their dreams. His major focus in charity work is sustainable developments where people with real ideas are supported. The presented ideas must be able to support the community in development and growth.
Giving back to the community
Since Sheldon Lavin was born and brought up in Chicago, he feels the obligation of giving back to the community. Out of the 20000 employees in his company, a higher percentage comes from Illinois. The OSI GROUP has equally supported different projects that have assisted the community its growth. The company has funded the construction of schools and medical facility; it has sponsored different entrepreneurial workshops as well training the locals on sustainable developments. The company has given tenders to the growing organizations so that they can employ the locals. The fact that the OSI GROUP operates as a family is a motivation to the companies to follow the same path.
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