RETIREMENT OF DENNIS VANLANDSCHOOT
Congratulations to Dennis VanLandschoot as he transitions into retirement as of January 1, 2017! As many of you now, Lasco’s longtime President/CEO has been phasing into retirement over the past 15 months. In 2017, Dennis will serve a part-time advisory role utilizing his decades of experience to contribute to the future growth of the company and will also retain his seat on the Board of Directors.
Over the years, Dennis has developed strong relationships with Lasco’s client base and staff members. His 43 years of dedication have greatly contributed to the success and longevity of the company, which is celebrating 50 years in business in 2017. “I’m so blessed to have gained many valued friends from the business relationships I’ve developed during my time with Lasco. I look forward to further contributions in my new role as advisor and Board member and thank all of my many clients and friends for their support and friendship over the years.”, said Dennis VanLandschoot. In his retirement, Dennis is looking forward to spending some well deserved leisure time enjoying his family and love of fishing.
Lois Ellis will lead Lasco into 2017 assuming the role of President/CEO and serving on the Board of Directors. Since joining Lasco in October 2015, Lois has served in senior leadership roles while working through the leadership transition plan established by the Board of Directors. “I want to thank Dennis for his many years of dedication to ensuring the success of Lasco and wish him a very happy and enjoyable retirement filled with new adventures! I am looking forward to building upon the successful culture that is established, celebrating Lasco’s 50th anniversary and guiding the company to continued success in 2017.”, stated Lois Ellis.
Lasco plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary with an event in June of 2017 and looks forward to the opportunity to celebrate the success and wonderful relationships that have been gained over 50 years with our clients, friends and staff.
Please wish Dennis a Happy Retirement!