Lonnie J. Dore
Vice President of Sales, Louisiana Rice Mill LLC
Retired, Vice President of Sales, Vice President of Information Technology, Kellogg's
Lonnie J. Dore, LSU ’76 graduate of the General College, began his industrious 34-year career at Kellogg’s as a Retail Sales Representative with great accomplishments managing international sales in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Dore held many notable positions with Kellogg’s, including Vice President of Sales and Vice President of Information Technology, and oversaw a USA retail team of 325 sales professionals. In 2010, Dore retired from Kellogg’s and returned to Louisiana as Vice President of Sales for Bruce Foods.
Dore enjoys his life in Louisiana with his lovely wife of 35-years, Carol Simpson Dore, a LSU ’77 graduate of the General College. Carol Dore too held many professionals positions, yet her devotion lies with community activism and volunteerism. She spends a great deal of time contributing to the Episcopal Church, serving as Sunday School teacher to Senior Warden. Other organizations she has supported through decades of volunteer service include the PTA, Band Boosters, Village De Bon Temps Mardi Gras Krewe, Junior Theater Board, Painted Chair Fundraiser, Student Council Advisor Board, and Make a Difference Day. Carol Dore was honored as Sustainer of the Year for her devotion to developing women as community leaders in the Junior League.
Lon and Carol Dore have two daughters, Ann and Christine, and recently celebrated the birth of their first grandchild, Caroline Christine.