Business Development Manager, Dot Foods, Inc.
Lauren Tracy is a third generation Tracy family member working for Dot Foods. While Lauren started working for the family business at the age of 14, her full-time career with Dot didn’t begin until 2007. Lauren has held her current position, business development manager, since 2009. Prior to that, she served Dot’s South region as a district sales manager. Of the 47 third generation family members, Lauren was the second born. She is the Tracy Family Foundation board treasurer, and she held a seat on the Tracy Family Council for numerous years. Lauren graduated from Illinois State University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in communications and received her MBA from the University of Colorado Denver in 2007.
Dot Foods, Inc., carries 105,000 products from 650 food industry manufacturers, making it the largest food industry redistributor in the United States. Through Dot Transportation, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dot Foods, the company distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates nine distribution centers, which are located in Modesto, California; Vidalia, Georgia; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Illinois; Cambridge City, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Oklahoma; and Dyersburg, Tennessee.