Our Team

Meet Our Team

The staff and board of directors of the American Society of Baking (ASB) work together to bring the finest possible education, networking, and professional development opportunities to the grain-based food industry. Through collaboration and partnerships, we ensure our members always have access to the resources and support they need to achieve greater business success.

Tawnee Brydebell, CMP, DES

Director, Meetings & Operations

Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 1.800.713.0462 x2
Cell Phone: 1.856.343.7838

Kim Kernodle


Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 1.800.713.0462 x3

Kristen L. Spriggs, CAE, IOM

Executive Director

Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: 1.800.713.0462
Cell Phone: 1.317.697.9656

Headquarters Address:
550 Congressional Blvd, Suite 115, PMB 1070
Carmel, IN 46032
Office hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST

ASB Board of Directors

The ASB board of directors takes great care in making strategic and operational decisions that advance both our organization and the wider baking industry. Each director is a volunteer nominated by the ASB Nominations Committee and elected by the society’s membership.


Eric Lewis
Flowers Foods

3rd Vice Chairman
Matt Bowers
New Horizons Baking Co.

1st Vice Chairman
Xochitl Cruz
Bimbo Bakeries USA

Sarah Tsocanos
Campbells Snack Foods

2nd Vice Chairman 
Monica Kline

The EnSol Group

Kristen L. Spriggs
American Society of Baking

Directors at Large

Rod Cunha
Bimbo Bakeries USA

Dave Krishock
Grain Craft

Theresa Watkinson
Aladdin Bakers

Scott Houtz, Air Management Technologies, Inc.

Scott Houtz
Air Management Technologies

Danielle Wedral Licata

Tim Gentry
Flowers Foods

Brittny Ohr
Sugar Foods Corp.

Bruce Campbell
AMF Bakery Systems

Mike Scouten
Middleby Bakery Group

Harrison Helmick
Purdue University

Jeremiah Tilghman
Better Butter

Amy Estrada
Eaglestone Equipment

Marissa Stubbs
Caldic USA