Tom Bauer is Head of DSD at Farmer Brothers Coffee. He has held key leadership positions in Sales, Operations and General Management for PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch, Community Coffee, Standard Coffee, DS Services, and Emerald Brand. CCS and ESA certified, Bauer develops national and regional work cultures that focus on effective communication, collaboration and a passion for achieving strategic goals.

Tom has been actively involved with industry associations and currently serves on NAMA’s Coffee Service Committee. He has presented as guest speaker at national and regional association events.

After earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado, Tom began his professional career in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry 30 years ago and he adheres to the philosophy that “Trust Builds Confidence and Confidence Builds Success.”