James C. Baker
James is a graduate of Michigan State University with B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanics and Materials Engineering and of Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science. He spent 14 very successful years working on technology and in management within the steel industry. He then co-founded a startup company, American Computer Solutions (ACS), which was very prosperous and grew to over 400 employees with offices in four regions of the eastern U.S. The company strived to master new technology and successfully applying it in the marketplace. Excellence in customer service was one of the hallmarks of the company, and was continually emphasized throughout the firm and in its educational programs. Also, honesty and strong business ethics were always strongly emphasized within the company. Likewise, these values were embedded within the foundation of our current company.
Presently, as President of Baker Development Group LLC, James oversees the overall business. In addition to leading the company management and planning, James provides various areas of technological insight through his broad experiences. Within the company, he champions energy-efficient, healthy, and sustainable home building research through the use of advanced building technology as well as the implementation of renewable energy sources.