Leadership and growth are in store for the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) as it taps a new Director. Recently, Heather Prach was named to be the association’s new Education Director.
Prach joins the association with a wealth of retail knowledge and experience, in both operations and as a supplier. Most recently, Prach helped large retailers and entrepreneurs alike with branding and marketing as a Key Account Manager for Yerecic Label, a manufacturer and innovator of labels for the industry.
According to the release, she then transitioned her extensive grocery career into organizational growth through gained knowledge. As a regional Grocery Leader for Whole Foods Market, she was key in rapidly expanding the region and creating tools to improve grocery operations.
When asked about her passion for the industry, Prach noted she is driven to improve experiences for stakeholders and takes pride in offering solutions through exploring data and insights and systems thinking to support continuous, sustainable improvement.
“We are excited to have Heather join our team,” said Jeremy Johnson, IDDBA’s Vice President of Education. “Heather’s retail experience will allow us to grow our support of our members and industry. Her operations background will be a tremendous asset to our goals of developing sales in the dairy, deli, and bakery categories.”
In addition to her work in the industry, Prach stays extremely busy as an operational leader for indoor motorcycle races and as a yoga instructor.
Congratulations to Heather Prach as she settles into her new role!