Special Announcement From ABA's Executive Leadership Development Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Bakers Association (ABA) 2015 Convention will kick off on Sunday, March 29, with content-rich industry dialogues on the future of the baking industry – featuring an exciting announcement about the future of ELDC.

As part of the All Membership Meeting, a highlighted session will be “Engaging the Next Generation of Baking Leaders,” moderated by Laurie Graves, The Bama Companies. The panel will feature ABA Executive Leadership Development Committee (ELDC) Co-Chairs Jesse Amoroso, Vice President for Amoroso’s Baking Company, and Morgan Murphy, Sales – Southwest Division for Mother Murphy’s Flavors.

Drawing on their experiences, the panel will discuss what the next generation is seeking from a company in regards to professional development and what a company and the industry can do to attract these leaders.

“Morgan and I are very excited about the special announcement about the future of ELDC in Orlando at the ABA Convention,” said ELDC Co-Chair Jesse Amoroso.  “ABA Chairman Rich Scalise has made it very clear that one of his priorities for the industry is to attract, motivate, and retain young leaders.  I believe this new direction for ELDC will play a pivotal role in achieving this initiative,” said Amoroso. 

The 2015 ABA Convention is taking place March 29 – April 1, at the Ritz Grande Lakes Orlando. As the premier annual gathering of the baking industry, top industry leaders will attend to hear from business and political speakers, learn about the latest trends, connect with industry colleagues, share ideas, and develop solutions on baking issues. More information and registration can be found at www.americanbakers.org/2015ABAConvention. Follow the Convention with #PowerofBaking.  


About the American Bakers Association:

The American Bakers Association (ABA) is the Washington D.C.-based voice of the wholesale baking industry. Since 1897, ABA has represented the interests of bakers before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and international regulatory authorities. ABA advocates on behalf of more than 700 baking facilities and baking company suppliers. ABA members produce bread, rolls, crackers, bagels, sweet goods, tortillas and many other wholesome, nutritious, baked products for America’s families. The baking industry generates more than $102 billion in economic activity annually and employs more than 706,000 highly skilled people.

About “The Power of Baking”

As part of its convention and yearlong theme, ABA will be sharing “The Power of Baking” with baking industry, policymakers and key influencers with focused messages based on economic, consumer and nutrition facts and research. Over the course of 2015, ABA will be illustrating the impact of baking in the retail marketplace by imparting data that proves baking is one of America’s most powerful industries. Learn more at www.americanbakers.org.

Source: American Bakers Association