Ron Baker is a writer, an outreach leader, editor and designer. He is the founder and director of the nonprofit The Movement... the Encore Boomer Movement, a website developer for local governments, nonprofits and corporations as well as a publisher of corporate magazines.
In his other "life", for more than 40 years he has been providing public information programs to local governments as well as media relations, internal and external public relations, marketing and sales services to a variety of major companies, small businesses, nonprofit and professional organizations over a wide spectrum of industries.
Baker served as Senior Vice President – Marketing for Inacomp Computer Centers, Inc. and as acting President of Inacomp Computer Centers Michigan Region, where he supervised operations of 23 Inacomp locations.
He was also a vice president in the public relations firm of Anthony M. Franco, Inc. and communications manager of Eaton Corporation Automotive Components Group where he had overall responsibility for communications programs of 11 major divisions.
Baker founded his company, Marketing Communications Counsel, Inc. (MCC, Inc. now eMCC, LLC) in 1981.
He began his career as a broadcast journalist and he is a graduate of the University of Akron (BA 1971). While employed with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., The Goodyear Bank and Eaton Corp., he received his early business marketing and finance training.
From 1973 through 1977, Baker was the executive director, and a founder of International Soap Box Derby, Inc. the 501-C-3 organization that restructured and established funding for the All-American Soap Box Derby youth program.
Baker served in the U.S. Army as a medic.