Kathryn Baker

Kathryn H. Baker, D.M. 

  • Title
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Education
  • Phone
  • (248) 613-1496
  • Brief Description
  • Kathryn H. Baker, D.M., is an adjunct professor at Walsh College, in Troy, Mich.  She teaches graduate courses in management communications and provides training and development to local organizations for the Walsh Institute, a division of Walsh College.  

    Dr. Baker earned a Doctorate of Management in Executive Leadership from Walsh College in 2014.  She earned a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in Atlanta, and an MBA from Walsh College in 2004.

    Her doctoral dissertation titled, “Business Coaching and Leader Efficacy Development:  A Comparative Study,” focused on the business coaching experience and its impact on leader efficacy development.  She currently owns and operates AdviCoach of Michigan, a business coaching practice where she and two associates coach business owners and executives, helping them increase profits, build teams of great people, and execute on solid strategies for growth. 

    With over 10 years of corporate experience, Dr. Baker worked for Ingersoll Rand in the Fluid Technologies Group, as a Business Unit Manager responsible for the Dispensing Technologies business in Rochester Hills, Mich.  In addition, she held positions at Ingersoll Rand as a global marketing manager, a tier-one industry manager, and originally as an area sales manager.  Dr. Baker has extensive experience in the disciplines of business development, sales, marketing, strategic planning, and organizational development.

    Dr. Baker regularly conducts seminars and workshops on strategic planning and communication, building a performance culture, brand differentiation, sales, and business profitability strategies.   She is currently a board member for the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce where she serves as treasurer.