Val Wayland

Valerie Wayland – Flowers Foods, Inc.
Valerie Wayland has more than 32 years of experience in the food industry, with 25 years in the baking industry. Valerie’s background includes technical and regulatory positions with Marriott Corporation, Kraft Foods, Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries, and currently as Regulatory Compliance Director for Flowers Foods. In addition to her responsibilities at Flowers, Valerie is an active member of the American Society of Baking, the Institute of Food Technologists, the Society of Bakery Women, and the Georgia Association for Food Protection. Valerie also serves as co-chair for the American Bakers Association Food Technical & Regulatory Affairs Committee (FTRAC). Valerie enjoys traveling and has been married to her husband George for 26 years. They live in Lawrenceville, Georgia.