The Bellevue Harpeth Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Cordia Harrington, founder and CEO of The Bakery Cos. will be the keynote speaker at their luncheon to be held on June 20th at Temple Hills Country Club.


Cordia Harrington is CEO and founder of The Bakery Cos., a highly-automated, high-speed baking company that bakes over 7 million baked goods daily and employs more than 500 people, serving elite customers in the United States, South America and the Caribbean. As CEO, Ms. Harrington guides the executive team to successful planning, business development, sales and marketing, and brand management.

Ms. Harrington serves on the Emergent Cold Board of Directors and Belmont University Board of Trustees. She is a member of the Chief Executives Organization Board of Directors (President-Elect) and the American Bakers Association Board of Directors (President-Elect). She serves as a judge for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Award judging panel.

Under Ms. Harrington’s leadership, The Bakery Cos. have received many awards, including the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses, Businesses with Purpose Award, and Nashville Business Journal’s Best in Business Award. Ms. Harrington was inducted into the American Society of Baking Hall of Fame in 2018, and she received Nashville Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. She has been recognized by numerous other organizations for her commitment to excellence and entrepreneurial spirit.

Chamber CEO Amy Napoli said, “Part of our mission is to provide valuable, engaging and educational opportunities for our members. I can’t think of a more qualified person that Mrs. Harrington to provide insight and inspiration to our business community.”

To register for the luncheon, please visit Events page or call 615-662-2737 for more information. Deadline for registration is June 17th.