Our Team

Meet the amazing group of women responsible for our beautiful and delicious desserts.


kelly Shirk

Kelly is the mother half of this amazing duo. After working nearly three decades in human resources, she decided to pair up with her daughter to create Sugar Lab Bake Shop. She brings the business background to the partnership, having owned a cafe in her early twenties. In addition to the financial side of the business, Kelly is responsible for our white chocolate macadamia nut popcorn, mini pies, and our chocolate desserts. 

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Alison Davis

Alison is the daughter half of the business. During her senior year at Cal Poly, her love of baking and cake decorating flourished. After graduating, she partnered with Kelly to create a new found dream. Alison is the creative portion of the partnership, being able to bring a customer's vision to life. Alison is responsible for our social media posts, website, wedding consultations, and fondant cake designs. 

Favorite Thing to Make: sugar flowers, especially peonies
Favorite Treat: chocolate chip cookie
Fun Fact: Cal Poly's Mascot, Musty the Mustang, for two years

Katey randall

Favorite thing to create: Buttercream cakes
Favorite treat: Snickerdoodle cupcake
Fun fact: cheered for 9 years

Becca bergin

Lead Baker
Favorite Thing to Make: cream puffs
Favorite Treat: GF Lemon cupcake
Fun Fact: born in Wales

Janelle Phaneauf

Customer Service
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Favorite treat: Toffee cupcake
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