Baker Boy elevates trio to oversee finance, operations, sales and marketing – The Dickinson Press

DICKINSON — Baker Boy, Inc., a prominent manufacturer of bakery products, has announced the elevation of three of its longstanding employees to vice president positions within the company. Melissa Krehlik has been appointed Chief Financial Officer / Vice President, Derek Rambousek as Vice President of Operations, and Craig VanHyfte as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

The promotions were unveiled by Baker Boy President Guy Moos, who commended the promoted individuals for their extensive experience and dedication to the company.

Melissa Krehlik has been appointed Chief Financial Officer / Vice President at Baker Boy, Inc.

Photo courtesy of Baker Boy, Inc

“These senior leaders have nearly 70 years of combined experience at Baker Boy,” he said. “Their dedication and commitment to continuous improvements have helped our company rapidly grow.”

Melissa Krehlik, who has been with Baker Boy since 1996, expressed her appreciation for the opportunity to continue to lead the company, albeit in a new position.

“I am humbled to work for such a great company and with great employees for the past 28 years,” she said. “I am very much looking forward to the growth and opportunities to come in our future.”

Similarly, Derek Rambousek, with a tenure dating back to 1996, expressed his gratitude.

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Derek Rambousek as Vice President of Operations for Baker Boy, Inc.

Photo courtesy of Baker Boy, Inc.

“I am truly honored and grateful to be part of this great team at Baker Boy,” he remarked. “I am also excited and focused on advancing our company and helping build an enduring organization right here in Dickinson.”

Baker Boy, Inc., headquartered in Dickinson, North Dakota, has established itself as a leading manufacturer of premium bakery products since its founding. With a rich history spanning several decades, Baker Boy has consistently upheld a reputation for excellence in quality and service.

The company’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction has propelled its growth and expansion into various markets, including foodservice, bakery, C-store, and private label. Known for iconic brands such as Magic Ring® Donuts, Prairie Pantry® and The Donut Hole®, Baker Boy has become synonymous with delicious and reliable baked goods. Its state-of-the-art facilities and stringent quality control measures ensure that every product meets the highest standards of freshness and taste.

Craig VanHyfte, who joined Baker Boy more recently in 2011, conveyed optimism about the company’s future prospects.

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Craig VanHyfte as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Baker Boy, Inc.

Photo courtesy of Baker Boy, Inc.

“I’m excited about the sales growth opportunities we have at Baker Boy in both the foodservice and retail segments in the coming years, and to work with our sales team to reach our goals that help grow the company,” he said.

These three promotions underscore a significant shift in leadership at Baker Boy and is touted as an ongoing commitment to recognizing and nurturing talent from within its workforce.

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James B. Miller, Jr.

James B. Miller, Jr. is the Editor of The Dickinson Press in Dickinson, North Dakota. He strives to bring community-driven, professional and hyper-local focused news coverage of southwest North Dakota.

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