Kneaders Bakery and Cafe names new president, CFO

(Submitted photo)

(Submitted photo)

Kneaders Bakery and Café has announced that as of July 1, David Vincent assumed the role of president and CFO.

Mr. Vincent will continue to work closely with the executive team and oversee the growth of Kneaders Bakery and Café as it continues to use only the highest-quality ingredients to create European hearth breads, sandwiches, homemade pastries, soups and salads across the Western United States.

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David Vincenet

Mr. Vincent’s transition to president comes after 18 years with the company, according to a press release.  He began his tenure as a part-time employee where he made sandwiches and washed dishes and joined the company full-time in 2000, stated the release.

“I am excited to continue my work with Kneaders Bakery & Café as President and CFO,” Mr. Vincent stated in the release.  “I am committed to maintaining the high standards that we have established and eager to have an opportunity to introduce the Kneaders brand to more customers in more states.”

Since then, he has worked closely with founders Gary and Colleen Worthington where he has been actively involved in refining the systems and processes which have led the company to a 375 percent growth in sales for the last five years and expansion to 35 locations in five western states, according to the release.

“We are thrilled to have Dave continue his leadership with Kneaders in the role of President and CFO,” Kneaders Founder Colleen Worthington stated in the release.  “Dave has played an integral role in refining the Kneaders brand, which has directly contributed to the success and growth of the company.  His leadership will undoubtedly continue to greatly influence the success of the brand.”

Kneaders Bakery and Café earned the No. 8 rating on “Restaurant Business” magazine’s Future 50 list, and a No. 100 rating in the Technomic’s 150 Fast-Casual Sales Growth list and has received numerous Best of State Awards, according to the release.

For more information, visit kneaders.com.

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