M.A., Economics, University of Detroit
A.B., Economics, University of Detroit
A.A., Macomb Community College
Licensed State of Michigan Agent, Owner of TPA and Insurance Agency Small Business for 15 years, 15 years sales management with a large Insurance Organization
Awards / Honors
Graduate Fellowship at the University of Detroit in the Department of Economics.
During my tenure at the University, acted as a Consultant for the City of Detroit Mayor's Committee for Industrial and Commercial Development for Special Retail Study on City of Detroit Commercial Strips.
Life Underwriter Association of Michigan (1991-2001); Economic Club of Detroit (1972-1991); National Management Association (1981-1988). Committee Member, Finance Committee, Detroit Gold Club; Past President and Board of Directors member, Burning Tree Golf & CC (1988-1998); 1996 PGA District Representative for the Oldsmobile Scramble; Optimist Club Member; Chairperson, Walsh College Golf Outing (1992 & 1993 – Raised over $40,000 for Scholarships with the two Outings.); NCA Consulting Evaluators Meetings with Walsh College (1991); Comerica Small Business Advisory Council (1995-1999); Detroit Golf Club, Benefit Sub Committee (2003- 2009); Walsh College Presidential Advisory Council – Academic Committee (1996 to the present); Member of the Golf Association of Michigan (1991 to 2005)– Club Relations and Caddie Welfare; 2003 Detroit Golf Club Flight Champion. Parent Teachers Association – St. Paul Grade School and Saint Veronica School; Precinct Delegate for 14th Congressional Republican Party (1983-1988); Knights of Columbus (1978-Present); Church Lector (1971-1996); Grosse Pointe Hockey Association Sponsor/Team Manager (1990-2000) and Board of Directors (1990-1996); American Legion member (2001-present); RIMS (member 2003- present)
Mr. Baker has been married for 30-plus years to Lois Ann. Together, they have three adult children. The hobbies he enjoys are coin collecting, model railroads, historical activities, historical period metal soldier figures, and golf.
Mr. Baker is currently employed as a consultant with TMR & Associates, Inc., a large insurance agency in Detroit that handles Health, Life, Disability and Property/Casualty Insurance.