The Bakery On Main Team
To learn about our team members, click their pictures!
To learn about our team members, click their pictures!
Nickname – “The granola boss”
Fun Fact – I like to watch Leave it to Beaver re-runs.
Favorite Bakery On Main Product is – Blueberry Scone Oatmeal
Favorite Quote –
“Where’s my latte!?”
(After a couple of brushes with local TV stardom)
“In matters of style, swim with the current;In matters of principle, stand like a rock.”
The best part of being the president of Bakery On Main is – the people who work for me have to laugh at my jokes.
If I won a million dollars – I would pay half of it in taxes.
Nickname – Carducci / Melbee
Fun fact about you – I spent many years travelling around the country attending music festivals to see bands play
Favorite Bakery On Main product – RAINFOREST GRANOLA
Favorite Quote – “DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING, BECAUSE EVERY LITTLE THING IS GONNA BE ALRIGHT”
Best part of your job – Working with great people and making yummy products that people love!
If I won 1 Million dollars – I would pay off our mortgage, pay for Elliott’s College Tuition, go on an amazing trip, and put the rest in savings for retirement.
Nickname: “D”, “Mom”, “Big Momma”
Fun Fact: I waited on Harry Connick Jr. 20+ years ago when I was a waitress in New Jersey and he was just starting to make a name for himself.
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: Raspberry Chocolate Almond Truebar
Favorite Quote: “Put on your big girl panties and deal with it!”
Best Part of My Job: Being able to interact with all of the employees and getting to know them on a personal level.
If I won a million dollars: First of all I wouldn’t quit my job, I love working here! I would pay off all our student loans, then buy a house for myself and my daughters and finally get more involved in our community through various non-profit agencies and see where I can make a difference.
Nickname: Frankie Danky
Fun Fact: Takes about 10 gallons of sap to make 1 quart of Maple syrup
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: Coconut cashew true bars
Favorite Quote: “Feed a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish feed him for a lifetime.”
Best Part of My Job: Working with a great team at Bakery On Main.
If I won 1 million dollars: I’d be closer to retirement.
Nickname: “S”, “Steaks”
Fun Fact: I married my best friend/high school sweetheart and am married longer than some of our employees have been alive.
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Coconut Cashew Truebar
Favorite Quote: “Comprehension is not necessary for cooperation.” – Morpheus in the movie The Matrix
Best part of your job: I get paid to play with food!! I love meeting new customers, developing their products , training our employees to make safe, healthy food.
If I won 1 million dollars: I would not quit my job, just reduce hours. Pay off our house, continue paying for my boys’ 2 private colleges, build my parents a single level house, complete with all landscaping services. Put in an inground pool for my husband and retire him!!!!
Adopt 2 horses for Matt and I to ride. Give Dan a down payment for his elusive Camaro – put it in the driveway with a big red bow . Donate $5000 to Manes and Motions therapeutic riding center. Invest what is left.
Fun fact about you: Played lacrosse at Michigan State University also an avid family outdoorsman hiking, fishing, boating, hunting, and ice hockey.
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Rainforest Banana Nut Granola
Favorite Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretsky…via Michael Scott Office season 5 “The Michael Scott Paper Company”
Best part of your job: Working with great people & making available great tasting food products with clean ingredient statements (Non GMO).
If I won 1 million dollars: I would pay for 100% of the kids college, add additional funds to the scholarship fund for college students studying Food Systems at Michigan State University, and take my wife to Rome.
Favorite BOM product: Coconut Cashew Truebar
Favorite Quote: “Git er done!”
Best part of your job: Making my boss smile (is my nose brown enough?)
If I won one million dollars: Put both daughters through college & invest the rest for retirement.
Fun fact about you: I love snow
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Extreme Fruit & Nut Granola
Favorite Quote: “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” (Vince Lombardi)
Best part of your job: Satisfaction of knowing that we are providing great tasting NON GMO products to people with specific dietary needs.
If I won 1 million dollars: I would pay off debt, pay off family’s debt, save for my daughters’ college and if there is any left over, buy a boat.
Fun Fact: I have traveled to five countries (UK, India, Australia, Greece, & Italy)
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: Extreme Fruit & Nut Granola
Favorite Quote: “We shall not cease from exploration, and at the end of all our exploring, will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” T. S. Eliot
Best Part of My Job: Traveling to different cities, working with our reps, meeting buyers and talking to consumers.
If I won 1 million dollars: I’d book an extended trip to Sicily & Italy with my kids.
Fun fact about you: I volunteer my time, along with my husband to a local Greyhound Rescue Group.
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Blueberry Scone Oatmeal
Favorite Quote: “Better to have and not need, than to need and not have.”
Best part of your job: That it is never boring. It is always challenging me in some way, shape or form.
If I won 1 million dollars: I would continue to work, pay off my parents mortgage, send my daughter to the college of her choosing, and finally go on my Alaskan dream cruise.
Fun Fact: I write a movie review blog
Favorite part of my job: Being part of a trusted brand and a growing industry.
Favorite BOM product: Fruit & Nut Truebar
Favorite Quote: Juuust a bit outside! He tried the corner and missed. ~Bob Uecker
If I won 1 million dollars: Start a fund to bring back the Hartford Whalers
Fun fact about you: Antarctica is the only continent I have yet to visit!
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Coconut Cashew Truebar
Favorite Quote: “I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning.” – Michel Foucault
Best part of your job: The people I get to spend my day with.
If I won 1 Million dollars: I would go to Antarctica…haha.
Fun Fact: I build turbo-charged race cars.
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: Fruit & Nut Truebar
Favorite Quote: “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
Best Part of My Job: The satisfaction of fixing stuff, it makes me happy.
If I won a million dollars: I would put all the money into CD’s to earn interest and keep working at Bakery On Main.
Fun Fact: I’ve been playing softball since I could walk.
Favorite part of my job: Being able to interact with the people I work with every day and helping those in need who have dietary restrictions.
Favorite BOM product: Extreme Fruit and Nut Granola
Favorite Quote: “It’s not always rainbows and butterfly’s it compromise that moves us along”
If I won a million dollars: I would pay off all my bills, help my family, put some in the bank and buy a little warm getaway oasis to vacation to.
Fun Fact: I Backpacked Europe when I graduated College
Favorite Bakery On Main Product is: Bunches of Crunches Sea Salt
Favorite Quote: “You better cut the pizza the pizza into four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six” – Yogi Berra
The best part of my job: I get to make new products that touch thousands of lives!
If I won a million dollars: Invest it
Fun Fact: In 2010 I participated in a skills competition for architectural drafting, and placed 2nd in the state!
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: Cranberry Orange Cashew Granola
The best part of my job: Making people happy by providing them with tasty gluten free options!
If I won a million dollars: If I won a million dollars I would continue to work, pay off debt, and buy my mother the dream home she deserves.
Nickname: Gladstone – i.e. Uncle Joey Gladstone from FullHouse
Fun Fact: Met Will Friedle and he did the “Feeney” call for me
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: It WAS Maple Vanilla Nut Crunch NOW Coconut Cacao Bunches of Crunches
Favorite Quote: “Be good, and be good at it.” – Josh Reese
The best part of my job: Taste testing any and all new products
If I won a million dollars: Fly a few of my closest friends out to Vegas, expense the trip, and put all of the remaining money on RED
Fun Fact: although I am 30 years old I build my own computers and play video games! I also own a moped!
Favorite Bakery On Main product: Maple Oatmeal and Chocolate Nut Crunch
Favorite Quote: I used to complain about my shoes, until I met a man with no feet.
Best part of my job: Everyone from the owner to the people working in the production facility all genuinely care about other people. Our mission is to serve others almost as much as it is to make a dollar!
If I won a million dollars: Pay off house, save for kids college, and then I would get myself another moped.
Fun Fact: I have an identical (mirror image) twin sister. We are 4-minutes apart.
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: our Variety Pack Instant Oatmeal – I can’t decide if I like the Strawberry Shortcake, Apple Pie or Maple Multigrain Muffin better!
Favorite Quote: “Many hands make light work” – John Heywood
Best part of my job: Is working with people all over the country & helping come up with new, delicious products with my co-workers!
If I won a million dollars: I’d go on a year-long trip around the world – flying my friends and family out to various places to meet up with me! Then I would buy a new house & car, pay off some bills and put the rest in my savings!
Nickname: Kate but at work, I’m called “The Machine”!
Fun Fact: I’ve been a dancer since I was 3 years old
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: It’s impossible to pick just one! I love them all but my top picks would have to be Nutty Cranberry Maple Granola, Walnut Cappuccino Truebar, Chocolate Peppermint Nut Crunch Snack, and now the Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Bunches of Crunches!
Favorite Quote: ‘Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.’
Best part of my job: Besides being able to work with an unbelievable team of people, I personally have to live a gluten free lifestyle and seeing the incredible dedication everyone in this company puts into food safety and the quality of the products lets me know that myself, and anyone else in my position, can always have great options and feel safe when enjoying them.
If I won a million dollars: I would pay off all of my and my husband’s bills, take care of my family, and travel!
Fun Fact: I used to work as a GO for Club Med in Mexico, I’m sure someone has video proof somewhere out there.
Favorite Bakery On Main Product: There’s no way to pick just one! Bunches of Crunches Dark Chocolate Sea Salt with Chia & Maple Vanilla Nut Crunch
Favorite Quote: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
The best part of my job: Traveling the country and sharing our amazing products with retail partners and consumers.
If I won a million dollars: I’d tell my husband to retire then, I’d start a charity that provides food and shelter for homeless people with pets. And last but not least, make sure my parents and mother-in-law were taken care of financially.
Fun Fact: I wrote and self-published a book of poetry called “The Wondering Poet: Thoughts of a lost child” when I was 24 years old. It’s still floating around on the internet. Go buy one!
Favorite Bakery On Main Product is: Nutty Cranberry Granola
Favorite Quote: “I fear not the man that has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times” Bruce Lee
“Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own”—Bruce Lee
The best part of my job: “Working with a great group of people, doing the right things”
If I won a million dollars: I know that will never happen. I understand that I have to work for it. So when I earn that 1st million dollars, I can only hope that the effort, time and energy put into it was worth it, and that I stayed true to who I am as a person and did it the right way