Fortune Fish & Gourmet - The Seafood Specialist

 

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Wally Lezniak

Wally Lezniak

Vice President of Production

Wally Lezniak started at Fortune Fish Company with O'Scannlain in 2001.  Wally is the Vice President of Production for Fortune Fish Company.  Prior to helping launch Fortune Fish, Wally was the Production Manager at The Plitt Company from 1995-2001.  From 1986-1995, Wally was the Assistant Production Manager and later the Production Manager for the now defunct Chicago Fish House.  Lezniak began his seafood career at Pentecost Seafood in 1977 where he learned the business from the ground up, working all production positions from filleter to driver.   

 

Wally's accomplished career is defined by strict attention to detail for high quality fish and customer service.  He currently manages a team of over 200 employees including drivers, filleters and warehouse team members.

 

Lezniak was born in Tarnow, Poland and migrated to Chicago, IL with his sister and mother at age 6.  Wally grew up in Northwest Indiana before returning to Chicago to begin his seafood career.  Lezniak and his wife have four children together and live in River Grove, IL.