PALM BEACH, FLA. — Brian Stevenson a longtime executive of the grain and baking industries, will address the 2011 winter membership meeting of the Independent Bakers Association.

The group will meet Feb. 13-16 at the Breakers resort in Palm Beach.

Mr. Stevenson is the principal of B. Stevenson Associates L.L.C., a Kansas City-based consulting group. Mr. Stevenson has 20 years of risk management experience and was senior vice-president and director of procurement at Interstate Bakeries Corp. Earlier, he was a top grain executive at Tradigrain Inc.

Other speakers at the winter meeting will include Sid Dinerstein, chairman of the Republican party for Palm Beach county. Mr. Dinerstein, who is a candidate for state Republican Party chairman, has addressed the I.B.A. in the past.

Also invited to the address the group has been Rick Scott, Florida’s new governor.