Young Professional Membership is comprised of individuals who are 40 YEARS AND YOUNGER, in the baking industry whether they are employed with a baking organization, equipment or ingredient suppliers or baking service related organizations.

JOIN US! For Young Professionals by Young Professionals!  The YP Committee is focused on developing networking and educational opportunities for ASB members 40 years and under.

Young Professionals Committee Spotlights

Danielle Licata

Danielle Wedral Licata is a Regional Sales Manager at Jungbunzlauer. Danielle has been involved in the wholesale baking industry for the last 5 years and member of ASB for 4 year.   Danielle first discovered the baking industry after moving from the diagnostic equipment...

Preston Powell

Preston Powell is a sales director at Grain Craft, where he manages and develops business with local and national accounts concerning bulk, bag, and specialty flour products. Preston has been involved in the baking industry for the last 8 years and member of ASB for 4 years....

Carter Wands

Carter Wands is a Technical Sales Manager at Bay State Milling where he assists customers with bakery performance through line assessments and formula troubleshooting, as well as providing ingredient solutions. Carter has been involved in the whole baking industry for the last...

Nicole Plantenis

Nicole Plantenis is a group marketing professional at Middleby Food Processing, Bakery division. She guides marketing-related activities, promotions, and advertisements and is often involved in conceptualization and implementation, making the role imperative for the success...

Peter Rasmussen

Peter Rasmussen is an Industry Segment Business Driver – Baking North America at FESTO, where he coordinates FESTO’s support and sales activities to the North American baking industry. Peter has been involved in the whole baking industry for the last 10 years and member of ASB...