Glenn Baker



Glenn Baker was most recently the interim Chief Financial Officer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for nine months in 2017. Prior to that Mr. Baker had retired after nine years as the Chief Financial Officer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation where he was responsible for all financial and investment functions of the Foundation as well as the organization’s information technology, retail, facility rentals and contracted food and photo services. Mr. Baker arrived at the Foundation in 2007, with substantial previous experience in non-profit institutions having worked in the same role at The Art Center College of Design and at The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association where he helped to oversee that organization’s move into the new Disney Concert Hall, as well as the rebuilding of the Hollywood Bowl as the Philharmonic’s summer venue. Prior to those assignments, Mr. Baker worked for eleven years in a variety of roles and business units for The Walt Disney Company, including two years at ESPN the Magazine during its launch phase. He began his career as a special operations pilot in the United States Air Force. Mr. Baker serves on the Board of Directors of New Horizons: Serving Individuals With Special Needs. New Horizons is located in the San Fernando Valley and serves over 1,000 clients through housing, day programs, training, work placement and other support. He serves as the Corporate Secretary, chairs both the Advancement and Strategic Planning Committees and also serves on the Executive, Finance and Investment Committees. Mr. Baker holds an undergraduate degree from the United States Air Force Academy and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. A native of Southern California, he and his wife Diane reside in Valencia and have two grown sons.