La Momo Maes is a family-owned-and-run bakery in Longmont, and Michelle Brietzke is the daughter in the mother-daughter team. With a marketing background, and with a mom who makes a mean cake, they seem to have it all. Of course, owning a small business presents it’s challenges. We spoke to Brietzke about it all.
Yellow Scene: Tell us a little about your background. Didn’t you have a career in marketing?
Michelle Brietzke: I went to college for math and statistics, because I really have a numbers mind. I figured out that there were other extra-curricular activities in college that took me away from studying (laughs). So I quickly changed my major to fit my social schedule. So the first seven-and-a-half years of my career were in marketing, advertising and public relations….