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Barbara L. Baker

Barbara L. Baker

Management and Organizations Undergraduate Program

Adjunct Lecturer

  319-335-3459
  S146  Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • Masters of Business Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • BS in Journalilsm & Mass Communications, University of Iowa, 1983

Awards

  • Spirit of Giving Mentoring Award, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation, October 2015

Current & Prior Positions

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Undergraduate Program, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, January 2013 - Present
  • Manager of Advertising and Community Relations, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Grinnell, Iowa, 2003 - Present
  • Senior Training Specialist, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Grinnell, Iowa, 1995 - 2003
  • Senior Claims Adjuster, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Grinnell, Iowa, 1988 - 1995
  • Terminal Manager, Ruan Transportation, Des Moines, Iowa, 1985 - 1988
  • Development Director, ARC/Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa, 1984 - 1985
  • Television News Reporter, KWWL Television, Waterloo, Iowa, 1983 - 1984
  • Terminal Manager, Ruan Transportation, Des Moines, Iowa, 1983 - 1983

Committees and Professional Service

  • Greater Grinnell Development Board of Directors
  • Grinnell Youth Baseball and Softball Association Board of Directors
  • Grinnell-area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Poweshiek County Extension Council Board of Directors
  • Imagine Grinnell, 2012-current
  • Iowa Association of Business & Industry Foundation, 2012-current
  • St. Francis Manor Foundation Board of Directors, 2010-current

Licensures and Certifications

  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter, CPCU Society and affiliate of The Institutes, May - 2015