Attorney Donaldson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Lee Food Service, Inc. Prior to joining Lee Food Service, Donaldson served as Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in its Organized Crime & Narcotics Section, where he handled cases in thirty counties across Pennsylvania.
Attorney Donaldson holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami (FL) School of Law. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Blair County Bar Associations and is admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and federal courts.
Before embarking on his legal career, Donaldson spent 25 years in dynamic leadership roles in the food service distribution industry. Until 1999, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ProSource Distribution Services, a $4 billion nation-wide distributor to chain restaurants, headquartered in Miami, Florida. From 1986 to 1992, Donaldson served as President of Institution Food House, based in Hickory, North Carolina, then the nation’s 18th largest food service distributor.
Attorney Donaldson, a Penn State graduate, is the Vice Chair of the Penn State Department of Sociology & Criminology Board of Visitors. In addition, he serves, and has served, on boards of directors for regional and national companies as well as serving on a number of non-profit organizational boards, including United Way, Rotary, YMCA and local universities. He also serves as an instructor at Penn State in the Sociology & Criminology curricula.