With more than a decade of service to the baking industry and in the association world, Vanessa strives to connect with the heart-beating members we serve, educating the workforce, produce productive and long-lasting results, and is deeply driven to working on ways to make the baking industry even better than before.
Vanessa is a self-proclaimed nerd, who enjoys learning about new technology and has an affinity for superheroes. She has an appreciation for the small things in life, football, and coffee. Outside of her day job, she is raising some amazingly smart, sweet, sporty kids. Her dream is to turn her backyard into a self-sustaining, ever-giving food source, not only for her family but for those less fortunate.
Honors and Awards
2019 TRENDY Award Winner by Association Trends Bronze Winner for ABA's Technical Conference Convention Program. The award honors the best marketing and communication pieces in the association & nonprofit community.
Vanessa’s Expertise, Roles and Responsibilities
- Bakers Manufacturing Academy programs and development
- ABA TechCon
- Technical Advisor Support
- Bakers Manufacturing Academy technical Support
- ABA Education Committee
- Education-focused Member Outreach
- Education-focused Content
Favorite Baked Good
Cookies of all types.
She follows the advice: "Today me will live in the moment unless it's unpleasant in which case me will eat a cookie." – Cookie Monster