Mr. Baker has worked in the senior living industry for more than 30 years. Before joining The Pines in March 2021, he was Executive Vice President/CEO of Williamsburg Landing, Inc. in Williamsburg, VA.  From 2002 to 2017, Mr. Baker was the Administrator of Dogwood Village of Orange County, a senior living community in Orange, VA, which provides long-term nursing care, rehabilitation services and assisted living. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations at American HealthCare, LLC, in Roanoke, VA and in the years prior, was an Administrator in facilities in Charlottesville and Brookneal, VA . For nearly 20 years, he served on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Health Care Association/Virginia Center for Assisted Living, including as Past Chairman.  Mr. Baker is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1987 and completed all coursework for a Master of Science in Education.