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Banker

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

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