Eden Prairie, MN
David Lenzmeier, CEO of Milk Specialties Global, was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for the Upper Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their business and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at a gala event at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis on June 13, 2013.
David partnered with Milk Specialties Global starting in June of 2008 as the President of the newly formed Human Nutrition division. Since David joined Milk Specialties Global in 2008, the Human Nutrition division has grown from $0 to $400 million in revenue and increased from three to ten locations. When asked about receiving this award, David Lenzmeier, CEO said “It is an honor to receive this award as recognition for the incredible effort put forward by our Milk Specialties Global Team. The progress of the business has been made possible by an incredibly talented and driven team.”
Milk Specialties Global continues to grow as one of the nation’s largest providers of high quality milk and whey proteins.
Milk Specialties Global (MSG) is an industry-leading manufacturer of innovative nutritional ingredients for the health and wellness industry, with certified manufacturing facilities in WI, MN, NE, UT, and CA. The core of MSG’s business is in value-added dairy ingredients including whey protein isolate, concentrate, and hydrolysate, as well as milk protein, micellar casein, and lactose.