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James Allan Baker

James Allan Baker, American banker. Named Boss of Year Mansfield Junior Chamber of C., 1977.


  • Baker, James Allan was born on March 4, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Wilbur and Lucille (Heck) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1966.


    • Banking officer City National Bank & Trust Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1966-1975. President, chief executive officer Bank One, Mansfield (Ohio), 1975-1982, Bank One, Youngstown (Ohio), NA, 1982-1989. Chairman, chief executive officer Bank One, Youngstown, Ohio, 1988-1989.

      President James Madison Ltd., Washington, 1989-1990. Private practice finance consultant Fairfax Station, Virginia, 1990-1992. Vice president corporation and medical staff development Mansfield (Ohio) General Hospital (now MedCentral Health System), since 1992.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Chairman Mansfield United Fund Doctor, 1976, 93, chairman allocation committee, 1976-1982, chairman board directors, 1995. Member executive committee Youngstown United Way, 1983-1989, chairman 1985 Doctor. Member public policy committee United Way of America, 1985-1995.

    Board directors United Way Ohio, since 1992. Chairman steering committee Leadership Youngstown, 1984-1987, 92—. Member executive committee Youngstown Community Corporation, 1987-1989.

    Trustee Mansfield Art Center, 1980, Western Reserve System, 1984-1989, Youngstown Symphony Society, 1985, Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation, 1984-1989. Board directors, president Richland County Growth Corporation, 1975-1982. Board directors, treasurer Area Industrial Growth, 1975-1982, Mansfield Growth Corporation, 1977-1982.

    President Mansfield United Community Service, 1978. Board directors, member executive committee, chairman resource development committee Richland Academy Arts, since 1993. Board directors, committee chairman Mansfield Symphony.

    Board directors Renaissance Theatre. Member Young President Organization (chairman Cleveland chapter 1983, international board directors, finance committee), Ohio Hospital Association, Ohio Citizens Council (president 1981-1988), Youngstown Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors, chairman 1989) Cleveland President Organization, Rotary International.


    • Married Bernice Lyn Wallace, August 25, 1962. Children: J. Jeffrey, Scott W., J. Daniel.
    • father: Wilbur Baker
    • mother: Lucille (Heck) Baker
    • spouse: Bernice Lyn Wallace
    • children: J. Jeffrey Baker
    • Scott W. Baker
    • J. Daniel Baker
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    Born March 4, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Bowling Green (Ohio) State University
    • 1966
      Indiana University
    • 1966 - 1975
      Banking officer, City National Bank & Trust Company
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1975 - 1982
      president, officer Bank One
    • 1975 - 1982
      chief executive, officer Bank One
    • 1982 - 1989
      president, officer Bank One
      Nå, Hordaland, Norway
    • 1982 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Bank One
      Nå, Hordaland, Norway
    • 1988 - 1989
      chairman, officer Bank One
      Youngstown, Ohio, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Bank One
      Youngstown, Ohio, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      president, James Madison Limited
      Washington, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      private practice, finance consultant Fairfax Station
      Virginia, United States
    • 1992
      vice president, corporation and medical staff development Mansfield (Ohio) General Hospital (now MedCentral Health System)
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