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Roland Jerald Baker

Roland Jerald Baker, American finance educator. Certified purchasing manager, professional contract manager. Recipient Distinguished Achievement award Arizona State University College Business, 1997; United States Navy postgraduate fellow, 1967.

Background

  • Baker, Roland Jerald was born on February 27, 1938 in Pendleton, Oregon, United States. Son of Roland E. and Theresa Helen (Forest) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Western Washington University, 1961. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1968.

    Career

    • Assistant director purchasing and stores University Washington, Seattle, 1970-1975. Manager purchasing and material control Foss Launch & Tug Company, 1975-1979. Faculty Shoreline Community College, 1972-1979, 98—, Pacific Lutheran University, 1977-1979, Edmonds Community College, 1974-1979.

      Chairman educators group National Association Purchasing Management, Tempe, Arizona, 1976-1979, executive vice president, 1979-1998. President National Association Purchasing Management Services, 1989-1995. Founder, owner Global Supply Chain Institute, LLC, Seattle, since 2007.

      Faculty Arizona State University, Tempe, 1988-1991. World business advisory Council American Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona, 1994-1998. Advisory board blockbuy.com, Inc., 1999-1901, Perfect.com., Inc., 2000-2006.

      Executive vice president MyGroupbuy Inc., 2000-2003, also board directors. Member faculty Shoreline Community College, Seattle, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified purchasing manager, professional contract manager.

    Works

    • Author: Purchasing Factomatic, 1977, Inventory System Factomatic, 1978, Policies and Procedures for Purchasing and Material Control, 1980, review edition, 1992.

    Membership

    With United States Navy, 1961-1970, Commander Reserve, 1969-1991. Member Purchasing Management Association Washington (president 1978-1979), National Minority Supplier Development Council (board directors), American Production and Inventory Control Society, National Association Purchasing Management (executive vice president 1979-1997), National Contract Management Association, International Federation Purchasing and Materials Management (executive committee 1984-1987, executive advisory committee 1991-1998), Global Speaker Supply Chain Institute, since 2008.

    Connections

    • Married Judy Lynn Murphy, November 24, 1973. Children: Kristen L., Kurt F., Brian H.
    • father: Roland E. Baker
    • mother: Theresa Helen (Forest) Baker
    • spouse: Judy Lynn Murphy
    • children: Kristen L. Baker
    • Kurt F. Baker
    • Brian H. Baker
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    Born February 27, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1961
      Western Washington University
    • 1968
      University Michigan
    • 1970 - 1975
      Assistant, director purchasing and stores University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1979
      faculty Shoreline Community College
    • 1974 - 1979
      faculty Shoreline Community College
    • 1975 - 1979
      manager, purchasing and material control Foss Launch & Tug Company
    • 1976 - 1979
      chairman, educators group National Association Purchasing Management
      Tempe, Arizona, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      faculty Shoreline Community College
    • 1989 - 1995
      president, National Association Purchasing Management Services
    • 2007
      founder
      Seattle, Washington, United States
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