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Roland Charles Baker, American financial services executive. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Life Underwriter.


Baker, Roland Charles was born on August 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William T. and Ruth (Carrington) Baker.


Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961;Master of Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1962.


Analyst finance and economics planning department autonetics division, North American Rockwell Corporation, 1962-1964;finance analyst computer products division, Ampex Corporation, 1962-1965;various offices to senior vice president, Beneficial Standard Life Insurance Company, 1965-1977;senior vice president, Colonial Penn Group, Inc., 1977-1981;chairman, pres, chief Executive officer, The Signature Group, 1981-1987;chairman, chief Executive officer, Old American Insurance Company, 1987-1988;chairman, chief Executive officer, Baker, Rakich, Shipley & Politzer, Inc., Berwyn, Pennsylvania, since 1988. Board of trustees The Mutual Assurance Company.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Life Underwriter.


Trustee American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, since 1987. Board overseers University Pennsylvania School Nursing, 1992. Board directors Fund for an Open Society, Philadelphia, since 1979, Consumers United Insurance Company, since 1991.

Fellow Life Management Institute. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society Life Underwriters, Union League ofPhila., Fisher Island Club.


Married Addie Scott, August 17, 1962. Children: Scott Carrington, Stephen Christopher, Stefanie Celeste.

William T. Baker

Ruth (Carrington) Baker

Addie Scott

Scott Carrington Baker

Stephen Christopher Baker

Stefanie Celeste Baker