Summary of “David McDonald: From Iowa Farm to a Global Leadership Position” David McDonald has been with OSI Group for over 30 years. He currently serves as its president and COO. It one of the top global leaders in the food industry, including being the primary meat supplier of McDonald’s. David McDonald was born and raised in northeast Iowa. He attended Iowa State University, graduating with a B.A. in animal science. To this day he is an active participant in the school’s Agriculture Entrepreneurship Initiative. He also gives financially to its Alpha Gamma Rho scholarship fund and has been instrumental in allowing ISU students to intern at OSI.
He has been the recipient of the ISU Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award (2004) and the Iowa State University Foundation’s Emerging Philanthropist Award (2014). And his devotion to ISU has been passed to his children, with two of his six children even now attending the university. Summary of “The Sustainability Vision of Sheldon Lavin, CEO of OSI Group” Sheldon Lavin has in recent years led the OSI Group to ever greater technological advanced hights in food production. In its many years of existence, OSI has blossomed from a small neighborhood butcher operation known as Otto & Sons to become one of the biggest food producers in the world.
Lavin has helmed OSI Group since the mid-1970s. Prior to this time, he was working as an investment manager and bank executive. In 1975 He joined Otto & Sons as a consultant. By far its biggest client at this time was McDonald’s who was so impressed with Lavin that they requested he take a stronger position at OSI. It was not long after that role become the company’s chairman and CEO. Its current concentration is sustainability. Its work in this area has been so exemplary that it has garnered several industry awards.
“Ronnie”, as he’s commonly referred, is a St. Louis resident and has served both in the military and the local law enforcement. Currently, he holds a position in Eagles industries unlimited whereby he acts as a one of the central correspondence personalities in the business with other people in the United States. He joined the firm that operates in the peaceful suburbs of Fenton, Missouri in July 2008 and has never left since. The main business of the company is to provide the public with easy access to armor carrier, chest rigs, belts and slings. Ronald Fowlkes main position at Eagles industries is as a business development manager whereby he leads training sessions for the over one hundred and fifty sales representatives that represent the company in the market.
His military background from his active participation as a United States Marine until 1993 earned him two promotions as well as active duty in the gulf war. He is greatly recognized as a gulf war veteran among his peers as well as the public. Such a history landed him a position with the St. Louis County Police Department where he worked for three years. He was also engaged with the St Louis Metropolitan Police Department for a decade. This multidisciplinary encounter with various arms of law enforcement that includes that spans from the military to different sections of the local law enforcement authority earned Ronald Fowlkes a specialization in the same and involvement in ATK.
ATK is a security firm that has over thirty years of experience. It is also actively involved in sporting. The firm’s central market is sports and shooting enthusiasts and law enforcement. ATK security produces high quality products for the tactical market that range from shooting accessories, optics, and reloading gear. ATK is the parent company of Eagles Industries where Fowlkes holds a significant position.
Considering his longtime involvement with the US army and law enforcement for a career that spans thirteen years, he got a position as an instructor with the United States military hostage rescue. During his time in the law enforcement, his SWAT and URBAN teams where he was the leader participated in 250 high risk entries that involved hostage situations. Also, the teams he lead took part in investigative initiatives in different neighborhoods for drugs, illegal weapons possession, gangs violence and many more related law enforcement duties.
“Ronnie” is a staunch follower and avid supporter of matters hockey. He is a coach of a certain youth league. On his blogs at medium, he expresses his views as well as discusses latest matters in the hockey sport mostly relating to both international and local events. He concentrates his talks on the NHL.