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About Us

Baking Industry Foundation

The purpose of the Baking Industry Foundation (BIF) is to provide support to the retail baking community through educational and research programs designed to benefit the baking industry and the consuming public.

Tax exempt status: 

The Baking Industry Foundation is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a charitable 501(c)(3) education and research foundation. 

All contributions are fully tax deductible as provided by law.  

Supporting the Baking Industry

Every dollar that is donated to the Baking Industry Foundation will be used to continue funding educational programs, scholarships, skill competitions and the development of new strategies that will help the Baking Industry prepare for future success.

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Baking Industry Foundation

15941 S Harlem Ave, #347, Tinley Park, Illinois 60477, United States



The Retail Bakers of America and the Baking Industry Foundation are open Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm (CST)

Board of Directors


Dennis Stanton
Swedish Bakery Inc

Rob Trenchik

Paul Sapienza
Director of Finance
Retail Bakers of America

Immediate Past Chair

Ken Downey
Knights of Columbus

Board Members
Dale A. Biles (Past Chair)
Premier Foods, Inc

Rick Boone
Rick’s Bakery

Richard Reinwald CMB (Past Chair)
Reinwald's Bakery

Mike Harten
Bake n’ Joy Inc.

Patrick Tobin
Inter County Bakers Inc.

Ed Lee
Joy Cone Company  

Mike Clements

George Delaney
LaRosa’s Famous Cannoli

Bernadette Shanahan-Haas

Director of Operations

Retail Bakers of America


John Lupo

RBA Immediate Past President

Grandma’s Bakery 

Donation Information


BIF is registered to accept donations from the following states:

Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey,Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. 

If you're located in a state not our list, please contact us at