Sheldon Lavin, CEO of OSI has had an amazing success journey over the last four decades. Before 1970, he was a financial consultant and worked in the banking industry. Mr. Lavin opportunity for success became endless when he chose the Cheif Executive Officer position in the meat industry with OSI, LLC. Since then, Sheldon Lavin “has transformed the small, “McDonald’scentric” burger supplier into a worldwide supplier of food products.”
His colleagues praise him for many of his company achievements made in the last 40 years. In early 2016, Lavin was honored with the Global Visionary Award for stepping out his comfort zone and going above and beyond for success. The award honors people who have accomplished their goals through the good and struggling times.OSI, LLC has been rewarded on so many levels since Sheldon Lavin became CEO. The biggest reward of them all is the fact he helped make OSI the “largest protein supplier in the world to the McDonald’s system.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_Group). The company has earned awards for giving back to communities and other business actions.
According to Wikipedia, in 2011, Forbes listed them as one of the largest privately held companies in America. (wikipedia.com). It is no surprise of Lavin’s success in OSI, because he already had the business skills and coached other business to success before working for them. This company shows their appreciation by following his great business advice. Sheldon Lavin deserves to be praised for all his hard work.
Part of the leadership at JMH Development is Jason Halpern as the Managing Partner. From a history point of view, Jason’s family has been in the real estate sector for many years. The Halpern family has had a stellar track record of managing and constructing numerous properties in New York for more than 50 years. As such, the family has been responsible for building hundreds of residential apartments in New York City while developing several million square feet of commercial space.
In 2010 Jason Halpern took control of the family business JMH Development and now under his leadership they have over $500 million invested in projects in New York alone. This includes a widely lauded development on 184 Kent, where they turned a warehouse into 340 luxury apartments. 184 Kent was announced as the recipient of the 2011 Building Brooklyn Award in the adaptive reuse category. JMH Development is an experienced developer of major residential and commercial properties across the country. With a focus on an innovative approach to developing distinctive luxury properties, JMH has pioneered the development of well positioned and unique properties.
The restoration of the Townhouses of Cobble Hill is among the projects that Halpern has completed. With his unique development expertise, the 45-year-old has led JMH to the acquisition and development of several historically significant landmarked buildings. The goal of Halpern and JMH Development is to ensure they create high-quality work spaces throughout the country with a touch of innovation. What makes Jason Halpern stand out from the crowd of his peers is his niche passion for building in historic districts.
On his personal time, Jason Halpern pursues philanthropic interests. He spends his spare time and resources at a Trauma Center in Westchester. His charitable endeavors don’t stop at his community seeing that he has brought the same culture of philanthropy to the workplace. For instance, in 2015 he launched a partnership program that donated $20,000 of every contract signed to benefit water projects in Ethiopia and Nepal. This means that JMH Development, with the help of local charities in the countries mentioned above, is bringing clean water to many Ethiopian and Nepalese locals.