KANSAS CITY — Karl H. Driggs has been named chief operating officer of Main Street Gourmet, a manufacturer of frozen bakery products. Mr. Driggs will be evaluating systems and strategies already in place at Main Street Gourmet, and will be overseeing the preparation of the company for continued growth, including a planned building expansion.

Mr. Driggs brings broad experience to Main Street Gourmet with a history of working with company leaders to improve and increase productivity and efficiency. His particular areas of expertise include financial strategies, sustainable growth strategies, process improvements and planning and industry quality standards.

“We are very excited to have Karl on board,” said Harvey Nelson, co-chief executive officer. “Main Street Gourmet has its own very unique culture and we feel confident that Karl will enhance and contribute to our corporate culture, our customers, our employees and our community.”