Earl Baker is a Senior Associate at the Alexander Group and a long-term care and government affairs specialist. He is a well-known and highly respected leader in public affairs, management, and advocacy.
In his public service career, Earl Baker was elected 16 times, never losing an election. From his longtime home town of Malvern Borough in Chester County he was successfully elected as Borough Committeeman, County Commissioner for three terms, and State Senator for two terms. He also served as Republican State Chairman of Pennsylvania for four years, and was a Member of the National Committee. He was elected as a Delegate to three National Conventions and was a Presidential Elector in the Electoral College in 1988.
Related to his public service, Earl also taught on the Political Science Faculty of Temple University for twenty years, was Staff Associate of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C., and was a naval officer. He has an A.B. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from American University, Washington, D.C.
Subsequent to his public service he was Vice President of the Unisys Corporation for five years, and then was President of Presbyterian Homes for five years. Then he founded his own firm, Earl Baker Consulting, which provides government relations, marketing and strategic planning to his clients. He also directs the Executive Leadership Program of the Pennsylvania Business Council, and the IMPACT Program for the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association. He and his wife Jackie now live in Wayne. They have two grown children, Todd and Toby.
Earl is the author of two recent books about politics, the first is Run To Win!, How to Successfully Run for Elective Office at the Local and State Level, and the second is Heroes & Hypocrites, a book of humorous verse about politics and politicians.