Palazeti and Smith join the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.
Lakeside Manufacturing named Marty Palazeti its eastern regional sales manager and Don Smith its western regional sales manager for the company's Sandstone Foodservice Group Brands.
A foodservice industry veteran, Palazeti's background includes working with such companies as Maverick Stainless, The Delfield Company, SSP, Leggett & Platt, C-Store Solutions and Duke Manufacturing Company. He is based in the Miami, Fla., area.
Based in Southern California, Smith's background includes working with such foodservice equipment manufacturers as Hobart/Traulsen & Company, Southbend Range and True Manufacturing Company. He also served as manager of the Heavy Equipment Divison at Rykoff/Sexton.
The Sandstone Foodservice Group includes the flagship company Lakeside Manufacturing, as well as five other companies including Alluserv, Made to Drain, PrisonBilt, Multiteria and Geneva. Mr. Palazeti and Mr. Smith's primary responsibilities will be growing business in the markets that each company serves.