Nelson-Jameson, a leading food processing distributor, has announced that its president, Mike Rindy, has been named as a CEO to Watch, Class of 2023 by Family Business Magazine. The annual award recognizes family and non-family chief executives who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and positioned their businesses for future generations.
Rindy has been with Nelson-Jameson since 2020 and has successfully guided the company through the challenges of the pandemic and supply chain disruptions during his three-year tenure. He has also expanded the company into new cities and markets while maintaining its commitment to ethical operations that respect people, the community, and the environment. Nelson-Jameson was founded over 75 years ago and remains a family business, with Rindy’s leadership further enhancing its values and legacy.
Adam Nelson, a fourth-generation owner of Nelson-Jameson and the current chairman of the company, praised Rindy’s contributions to the organization. He commended Rindy’s ability to inspire employees, show empathy and compassion, and empower others. Nelson expressed his congratulations to Rindy for this well-deserved recognition.
In an interview with Family Business Magazine, Rindy expressed his gratitude for being recognized as a CEO to Watch. He emphasized how important it is to focus on leadership for future generations and how this award aligns with Nelson-Jameson’s core values.
“I am honored to be recognized as a CEO to Watch,” said Rindy. “Leadership is critical in ensuring that businesses can thrive for generations to come. At Nelson-Jameson, we are committed to ethical operations that prioritize people, our community, and our environment.”
The November/December 2023 print and online editions of Family Business Magazine will feature a profile on Mike Rindy along with other members of the Class of 2023.
Overall, Mike Rindy’s recognition as a CEO to Watch is well deserved given his outstanding leadership skills in navigating challenges faced by Nelson-Jameson during these challenging times while maintaining its commitment to ethical operations that benefit everyone involved in its operations including customers employees suppliers partners