Goldbergs Group, the premier food solution provider consisting of restaurants, manufacturing plants, commercial kitchens and airline catering solutions, announced the promotion of two key leaders. The organization promoted Bradley Saxe and Steve Lenderman to Co-CEO for Goldbergs Group. Saxe most recently served as CEO for Mainline Foods and Lenderman as CEO for Mainline Aviation. Both companies are subsidiaries of Goldbergs Group.
Goldbergs Group Founder and former CEO Wayne Saxe remains with the company as Chairman of the Board. He is developing a Board of Directors for Goldbergs Group and steering the organization’s strategic vision by engaging the new co-CEOs and the Board.
“This is an exciting development in the evolution of Goldbergs Group and we are delighted to introduce a co-CEO structure to lead our company into the future,” says Wayne Saxe, Chairman of the Board for Goldbergs Group. “Steve and Bradley have demonstrated their dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to our Company’s values, making them exemplary choices to lead us into our next phase of growth and innovation. They bring diverse competencies, backgrounds, and perspectives to the job, striking a fantastic balance for a partnership.”
In his previous role, Bradley Saxe served as CEO for Mainline Foods, a food manufacturer that uses high quality ingredients and culinary experts to provide top-of-the-line products. Prior to Mainline Foods, Saxe served as the Vice President of Food Manufacturing for Goldbergs Group and also previously served in a Business Development role. One of the company’s most popular brands is Goldbergs Fine Foods, an award-winning New York-style deli that was the first of its kind in Atlanta. The 50+ year brand has grown to nine locations serving the greater metro Atlanta area and the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
“I am honored to step into this new role with Goldbergs Group and to work alongside Steve to drive our enterprise into an exciting future of growth and evolution,” says Bradley Saxe, Co-CEO for Goldbergs Group. “Having grown up in the business, I’ve experienced first-hand all the incredible growth since our humble beginnings and am thrilled to be part of its next phase.”
Steve Lenderman is joining Bradley Saxe at the helm of Goldbergs Group. For the past two years, he served as CEO for Mainline Aviation. He led the Atlanta-based company with their extensive services including in-flight catering, airline lounge catering, menu preparation, staffing, sourcing of ingredients, dry goods, and packaging materials, tray assembly, recycling, and more.
Prior to Mainline Aviation, Steve Lenderman spent more than two decades with airline giant Delta Air Lines At Delta, he was involved with major transformational initiatives including leading a large procurement team through Chapter 11 to restructure contracts for the maintenance division as well as integration of agreements following the merger with Northwest Airlines. His last assignment at Delta prior to retiring during the pandemic was leading the procurement and strategic activities supporting the InFlight Services division.
“Goldbergs Group is a proven leader in the food and beverage space and I am delighted to build on its legacy with Bradley,” says Steve Lenderman, Co-CEO for Goldbergs Group. “It has been an honor to serve as CEO for Mainline Aviation, especially the past couple of years when we’ve experienced strategic growth and created an operational platform delivering service excellence for our customers and positioning the company for future growth. I look forward to now supporting all our brands across the system.”
Both individuals will continue their roles in their current companies.