Flowers Foods has promoted JT Rieck to vice president of investor relations and financial analysis with responsibility for investor messaging, strategic research, and financial modeling.

Steve Kinsey, executive vice president and chief financial officer, said, "JT's combined work experience, education, and enthusiasm for learning make him a valuable addition to our team. I'm confident he will enhance our investor relations practice and also contribute in strategic analysis and research." 

Rieck joined Flowers as managing director of investor relations and financial analysis in 2014. Prior to that, he worked as a tax attorney in private practice and was director of research and a senior analyst at Crosscap Management, an investment advisory firm. He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Rieck earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting and finance from the University of Richmond.

Marta Jones Turner, who previously served as investor relations officer, continues as executive vice president of corporate relations and will provide guidance to investor relations.