Andy LansingPresident & Chief Executive OfficerLevy Restaurants
Andy Lansing is President and Chief Executive Officer of Levy Restaurants, an innovative and award-winning foodservice company. Lansing began his career with Levy Restaurants in 1988 as Vice President and General Counsel.
Lansing joined the organization with a specialization in corporate and real estate law, as well as the representation of professional athletes garnered from his three-year tenure with the private law firm of Nagelberg & Resnick in Chicago. Prior to joining the firm, Lansing received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1982 and his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1985.
Lansing was promoted to Executive Vice President for Levy Restaurants in 1991. In that position, Lansing directed and managed the seven corporate services groups. In 1995, Lansing was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities for directing the three groups within Levy Restaurants, as well as the management of all group heads and all corporate support services.
Lansing was selected as one of the Chicago’ s top 40 business leaders under 40 by Crain’s Chicago Business and as one of Restaurant Hospitality magazine’s Rising Stars. In 1997, Lansing spearheaded the formation of Levy Cares, the charitable arm of the company that has been nationally recognized for its contributions nationwide.