Café Valley Bakery announces the addition of Katherine Kuhn as director of Human Resources, responsible for all human resources for the Scottsdale based company, as well as the of hiring associates for the new Marion, Ind. manufacturing facility planned to open in March 2014.
Kuhn brings a wealth of human resource experience in manufacturing, training and safety, and will be responsible for the recruiting and hiring of Café Valley Bakery’s new staff of more than 200 associates planned to be added in the first year of operation in Marion. Kuhn received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Management with Human Resources Certification in 2011 from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion.
“We are excited to have Katherine join our team and provide us with leadership and guidance as we look to bring the most highly qualified and dedicated staff to our organization,” said Ron Ogan, president and CEO of Café Valley Bakery. “Recruiting, training and retaining the best people we can bring to Café Valley will be the key to our success in Marion. We have the best products in the market today, now we need the best people with an outstanding work ethic to join our team.”
Café Valley Bakery was founded in 1987 as a small artisan bakery in Phoenix, Ariz., and now is one of the most state-of-the-art bakeries in North America, with a second location coming in 2014 to Marion, Ind. Café Valley Bakery makes fully finished Muffins, Bundt Cakes, Cinna-Twists, Croissants, Turnovers, signature Café Bites and more baked goods for discriminating grocery retailers, quick service restaurants and club stores throughout the world..