The American Bakers Association’s Executive Leadership Development Committee (ELDC) announces that Paula Marshall, CEO of The Bama Companies, Tulsa, Okla., will serve as a panelist at the ELDC Baking Industry Leadership Forum, to be held during the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE). A ticketed event, the forum will be held Oct. 8 from 5-6:45 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Marshall will be joined by Mike McKee, president and CEO of McKee Foods Corp., Collegedale, Tenn.; Miles Jones, Dawn Food Products, Jackson, Mich.; and one other baking industry leader to be announced in the coming weeks. They will discuss core strengths needed by effective leaders and the importance of involvement in ABA to achieve industry success and build valuable networks; provide insight on the outlook of the baking industry’s future; and much more.

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