Notable LGBTQ Executives: Steve Lange

Class of 2022

  • Category: Notable LGBTQ Executives
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 11
  • Undergrad degree/university: University of Wisconsin-Platteville

As the vice president of human resources at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Steve Lange develops and executes talent management strategies to attract, hire and retain employees. He also provides counsel to supervisors on employee relation issues, the development of employees and coaching opportunities.

The food bank has built a network of more than 400 food pantries, meal programs and hunger relief organizations, serving more than 400,000 people in eastern Wisconsin.

In the past two years, Lange developed Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s equity, diversity and inclusion program and currently monitors EDI efforts within the hiring and promoting process.

“Steve is an exceptional leader and culture champion. We are so lucky to have him lead our human resources and recruiting efforts in our fight to end hunger,” said Patti Habeck, president and chief executive officer at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. 

In addition to his leadership duties, Lange developed Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s Internal Culture Committee, which works to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all employees. 

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