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Charlie Baker

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Charles Baker
72nd Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 8, 2015 – January 5, 2023
LieutenantKaryn Polito
Preceded byDeval Patrick
Succeeded byMaura Healey
Secretary of Administration and Finance
In office
November 1994 – September 1998
GovernorWilliam Weld
Paul Cellucci
Preceded byMark Robinson
Succeeded byFrederick Laskey
Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
October 1992 – November 1994
GovernorWilliam Weld
Preceded byDavid Forsberg
Succeeded byGerald Whitburn
President of the NCAA
Assumed office
March 1, 2023
Preceded byMark Emmert
Personal details
Charles Duane Baker, Jr.

(1956-11-13) November 13, 1956 (age 67)
Elmira, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Lauren Baker
RelativesCharles D. Baker (father)
Alma materHarvard University
Northwestern University
WebsiteOfficial website

Charles Duane "Charlie" Baker, Jr. (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessman and politician. Since March 1, 2023, he has been president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).[1] Baker was the 72nd Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 2015 to 2023.[2] He was a cabinet official under two Massachusetts governors, spent ten years as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. He was also the Republican nominee for Governor of Massachusetts in his unsuccessful bid in 2010.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Baker outlines priorities as NCAA presidency begins" (Press release). NCAA. March 7, 2023. Retrieved April 15, 2023.
  2. Miller, Joshua (8 January 2015). "Charlie Baker takes over as 72d governor of Mass". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 9 January 2015.