Rochester Institute of Technology
Jim Barnard began working in the Baking Industry in 1978 as a seasonal Summer worker at the Stroehmann Roll Plant in Williamsport, PA while attending college at Rochester Institute of Technology. He was fascinated with baking, and changed course in his eventual career. He transferred to Hartford, CT as the Superintendent of a five line plant that Stroehmann acquired. He left to become Manufacturing Manager at the Arnold Bakery in Greenwich, CT. In 1988 Jim left the management aspect of baking to become a Technical Sales person for J.R. Short Milling Company, which was later sold to American Ingredients. He joined J&K in 2007 as Director of Technical Sales.