President & CEO, The Edlong Corporation
Laurette Rondenet has more than 25 years of experience in the food ingredient industry. As President and CEO of Edlong since 2008, she has led the largest independent, certified woman-owned flavor house in the world. She began her career in consumer affairs, followed by positions with several food manufacturers. She serves on the boards of Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, President’s Forum (SAGE), the Society of Fellows of the Culinary Institute of America, Women Business Enterprise National Council Enterprise Forum, the International Women’s Forum, National Association of Women Business Owners, and the C200 Women’s Executive Leadership Organization. Laurette has a B.S. in Food and Nutrition from Purdue University.