Our People

Emily B. ​​​​​​​

"It’s a rare thing to have a job you look forward to doing every day. You feel inspired by everyone around you - to do your best, give your best and to be a part of the best team out there, all while having fun. After leaving Semifreddi’s for a year and doing a stint in the corporate world, I can honestly say coming back felt like coming home to my family." 
  • Starting Date: January 2004
  • Starting Position: Office Clerk
  • Current Position: Office & Payroll Manager

John T. (JT)

“The guiding question here is ‘Can we be the best?’”

  • Starting Date: October 1993
  • Starting Position: Bread Shaper
  • Current Position: Vice President of Bakery Operations

Frank L.

“Semifreddi’s believes that if you take care of your people, your people take care of you.”
  • Starting Date: October 2001
  • Starting Position: Controller
  • Final Position: Chief Bean Counter
  • Retired: May 2016

Bill F.

“This company knows which side the bread is buttered on.”
  • Starting Date: November 2003
  • Starting Position: Office Jack-Of-All-Trades
  • Current Position: Chief Financial Officer

Ken S.

“I learn something new every day.”
  • Starting Date: November 1995
  • Starting Position: Delivery Driver
  • Current Position: Distribution Manager

Craig W.

“Things are constantly changing to make the company better. As a group, we are always talking about change and how to improve.”
  • Starting Date: July 2000
  • Starting Position: Delivery Driver
  • Current Position: Distribution Manager

Wendy B.

“Everyone here feels acknowledged. You don’t see this kind of caring very often.”
  • Starting Date: August 2003
  • Starting Position: Delivery Driver
  • Current Position: Director of Distribution

Raul B.

“I started out as a janitor and then moved up to packer, shaper, baker and mixer. There’s no reason I cannot eventually become a supervisor.”
  • Starting Date: November 1999
  • Starting Position: Janitor
  • Current Position: Production Floor Supervisor

Karalyn W.

"I'm proud to sell a product that I eat every day, and I'm privileged to work with talented, driven individuals in an environment where personal and professional growth is encouraged."
  • Starting Date: August 2011
  • Starting Position: Retail Counter Person
  • Current Position: Retail & Food Safety Manager

Cesar G.

“We all really want to see the company grow. We want to be different from other companies. We want to be the best.”
  • Starting Date: August 1996
  • Starting Position: Janitor/Packer
  • Current Position: Bakery HR Manager

Jorge B.

“We can talk to the owners every day. They are always available and always willing to talk to you”.
  • Starting Date: October 1994
  • Starting Position: Bread Shaper
  • Current Position: General Manager

Abdelillah B.

“It’s not like working for a company. It’s more like being in school.”
  • Starting Date: February 2000
  • Starting Position: Packer
  • Current Position: Bakery Manager

Tom F.

“We have been fortunate to attract and retain highly motivated and talented individuals who see the value of working as a team to bake world class bread and pastries.”
  • Starting Date: June 1988
  • Starting Position: Entry-Level Hourly Employee: Baker / Driver / Retail / Dishwasher
  • Current Position: Chief Bootlicker / CEO / President / Chief Comedian / Co-Owner

Mike R.

“I love being able to provide a creative environment that fosters and supports dedicated, hardworking people, practicing their craft.”
  • Starting Date: January 1987
  • Starting Position: Unpaid Gopher
  • Current Position: Mad Scientist / Chief Creative Officer / Co-Owner