Dr. Lin Carson | Founder | CEO
Dr. Lin Carson’s love affair with baking started over 25 years ago when she earned her BSc degree in Food Science & Technology at the Ohio State University and then pursued a MSc and PhD from the Department of Grain Science at Kansas State University. Seeing that technical information was not freely shared in the baking industry, Dr. Carson decided to launch BAKERpedia to cover this gap. You can catch Dr. Carson regularly on the BAKED In Science podcast solving baking problems or her obsession with bread.
Carolynn Duncan | CFO
Carolynn, a recent post MBA graduate from Brigham Young University, is CFO to BAKERpedia, as well the founder of Social Venture Society and Hacking Social Impact. She also works as an advisor to Sudara.org, a social venture based in Oregon that serves women in India and is a board advisor to Lift the Children, a Canadian foundation that supports more than 65 orphanages in East Africa. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering for the LDS Church Self Reliance program, being an auntie to 19 kiddos, a big sis to 9 siblings, and cat mama to 2 awesome black cats.
Lilly Lee | Business Development Director
As one of the first employees with BAKERpedia, Lilly has over 20 years experience in sales. She uses her keen ability in business development to foster BAKERpedia’s growth and develop the future of the commercial baking community. Lilly enjoys connecting and consulting the leaders in the commercial baking industry to reach our mission of being the number one professional baking resource.
Melinda Piette | Business Development Executive
Melinda comes from an extensive and varied sales and marketing background having contributed her efforts to a wide variety of companies, roles and functions. Over the years, she has worked with many Portland, Oregon based companies, building professional relationships in a number of sectors. She specializes in lead generation, business development, account and brand management, as well as event planning.
Ana Rinck | Director of Operations & Content
Ana graduated with a degree in HR and Management from Portland State University. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, she moved to Portland 10 years ago and made it her home. She brings her experience with operations, management, media and marketing to the team and makes sure everything is running smoothly and efficiently for the different departments of BAKERpedia. In her free time she enjoys cooking, taking pictures of her fat cat and exploring the city.
Joanna Evoniuk | Content Production Coordinator
Joanna works with different departments of BAKERpedia to create on-brand and informative content that informs and engages. She has degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon, and has experience with content writing, social media, web design and marketing strategies. After working for both print and online publications and media companies, Joanna began pursuing digital marketing and content opportunities.
Dr. Jamileh M. Lakkis | Technical Editor
Dr. Jamileh M. Lakkis has a long experience leading innovation programs in the food, nutraceuticals and FMCG industries including breakfast cereals, bakery products and confections. She worked for major food companies including General Mills, Cadbury and Land O’Lakes. Jamileh is a strategic thinker with a unique ability to identify new business opportunities. She is a recognized technical writer/editor.
Alejandro Bustamante Muriel | Content Writer
Alejandro is an agroindustrial engineer from Colombia. He has been involved in the food processing and retail industry since he obtained his college degree from Universidad del Cauca. He is currently a resident at AIB International (Manhattan, KS) and is going deep into the baking science and technology of bakery products. He is a dynamic professional and loves to bring management and technical fields together to improve processes and deliver better results.
Susie Bautista | Content Writer
Susie is a certified flavor chemist and food scientist with extensive experience developing flavors and product concepts for food manufacturers. Additionally, she has a background in food safety, Most recently, she was a recall coordinator and Public Health Advisor for Washington State Department of Agriculture. As a recall coordinator she specialized in hazard communication, coordination and outreach. She writes about food and flavor for her blog www.flavorscientist.com and lives in Olympia, Washington with her husband and two girls.