Lakeside Foods Appoints Senior Sales Leader

Manitowoc, WI (December 11, 2023) – Lakeside Foods is pleased to welcome Laurie Neff as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Neff brings 25 years of progressive sales leadership experience in the food industry, spanning private label and branded lines, channel and category development, and joint venture management.

Laurie Neff

“We’re excited to have Laurie on board to lead our sales function,” says Kevin Lien, Chief Operating Officer. “We believe her strong leadership skills and passion for team development will help us reach new levels of success and enable us to achieve our strategic and financial goals.”

Neff has a master’s degree in business administration and has completed numerous courses in leadership development. She is a Cincinnati native and will work out of her home office. She is committed to serving others, participating in numerous charitable mission trips and receiving the Jefferson Award for public service for her work in Haiti.  

About Lakeside Foods, Inc.

Lakeside Foods is a premier supplier of high-quality frozen and canned foods to the retail, food service and industrial sectors. Since its beginning in 1887 as a small pea-canning plant, Lakeside Foods has expanded to 14 production facilities, producing canned and frozen vegetables, canned meat, smoked sausage and hot dogs, canned dry beans, frozen desserts, appetizers and canned pet food that are distributed in 14 countries. Lakeside Foods manages its vegetable growing and harvesting operations through a network of regional farmers, ensuring food quality and freshness from farm to table.  The company is family owned and based in Manitowoc, Wis.