Charles Duane "Charlie" Baker, Jr. (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessman and politician. He is the 72nd and current Governor of Massachusetts, since 2015. 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.
|72nd Governor of Massachusetts|
|Assumed office |
January 8, 2015
|Preceded by||Deval Patrick|
|Secretary of Administration and Finance|
November 1994 – September 1998
|Preceded by||Mark Robinson|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Laskey|
|Secretary of Health and Human Services|
October 1992 – November 1994
|Preceded by||David Forsberg|
|Succeeded by||Gerald Whitburn|
Charles Duane Baker, Jr.
November 13, 1956
Elmira, New York, U.S.
|Relatives||Charles D. Baker (father)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
- Miller, Joshua (8 January 2015). "Charlie Baker takes over as 72d governor of Mass". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 9 January 2015.