Meet the Team
Michael Crawford – CEO, CFO & Owner
Michael is a graduate of Portland State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance. As Owner of Gingerbread Traditions, Inc. since 2002, Michael provides leadership and development of budgeting, accounting procedures, forecasting, and review of financial statements; resulting in significant feedback on systems and process development.
Heidi Skowhede – Operations Manager
Heidi is graduate of Brigham Young University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Heidi is a committed and dedicated Gingerbread Traditions, Inc. team member since 2010, prevailing in various leadership roles and positions. She is making a significant impact on processes by developing, fine tuning and conducting time trials. She simplifies tasks and implements many cost saving techniques that go directly to improving the bottom line.
Lori Walker – Bookkeeper/Sales
Lori has a background in web design, SEO, bookkeeping and construction management. Lori is an ambitious and resourceful Gingerbread Traditions, Inc. team member since 2018, performing various accounting duties and sales strategies. Lori maintains online financial records and paper files, invoices customers, pays vendors and processes payroll. Lori is a strong asset to our sales team, implementing new sales and marketing tactics and clearly articulating end results.
Mandy Delahoz – Graphic/Web Designer/Photographer/Social Media Marketer/Bakery Supervisor/Assembler
Mandy is a graduate of The Art Institute of California – San Diego, earning a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design and an AA in Photography. Joining the team in 2017 as a baker, Mandy’s creative nature earned her a transitional position as a gingerbread house assembler. She is a focused and unwavering team member taking on many roles within the company, including bakery supervisor. Additionally, she utilizes graphic design skills by revamping GTI’s website, shooting product photography, designing packaging and marketing materials, and establishing a strong social media presence.