Our Team

Katie O'Connor-Cake Designer and Executive Decorator

Katie has been decorating and designing cakes for over 15 years. Growing up in Ft.Calhoun, Nebraska, Katie was unique in her love of art and pursuit of artistic excellence, winning multiple awards with a variety of artistic mediums. She discovered a new outlet for her talent when she began working at a bakery. She has won regional awards and national recognition for her work before becoming executive decorator at Butterfly Bakery. Katie delights in making people smile through fun cakes for their parties. Her specialty is vintage, boho looking cakes and food themed cakes.


Mary Urtel-Customer Service and Marketing Specialist

Mary has been growing and developing businesses in the bakery industry for over 10 years. Mary is passionate about community connections and finding the perfect fit to meet needs and wow the crowd. Whether your a restaurant, caterer, or need something extra special for an event or wedding, Mary would love to team up with you. Mary is also an avid athlete and personal trainer, helping people have their cake and eat it too (and look great doing it!) and you can check out her work at LPFitness using this link


Jessica Misner-Cake Wizard

Jessica has a background in fine art as a painter and a sculptor. She has applied her aesthetic talents to cakes for more than 10 years becoming a real master of the art. She specializes in using fondant, making sculpted and 3D cakes, and working with decorative airbrush techniques. She has considered herself an artist her whole life and is inspired by creativity itself. Jessica is also an exquisite jewler and you can check out her latest creations in her https://www.etsy.com/shop/OpalandVervain

Pat Rodriguez Executive Chef
Pat is from Genoa Nebraska. She is a incredibly talented baker and prides herself on her speed and perfectionism. Master of the kitchen she has been in the industry for 12 years. In her spare time she loves playing games, listening to Harry Potter and doing diamond art. We are lucky to have such a BA lady! 

Brooke Dahlkoetter Pastry Chef
Brooke, from is from Ashland and is our innovative pastry chef. She is just incredible when given a challenge to come up with new flavor combos and new recipes! Her blueberry stuffed muffin cookies, and Earl Gray Lavender Scone are life changing. Right now Brooke is working on something that ties both her love of baking and love of her fur babies together: Butterfly Bark-ary Line of Pup treats and cakes!!