Rear Admiral Alan T. “Blues” Baker currently serves as the Director of Influencer Development at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
Admiral Baker is a retired officer who served as the 16th Chaplain of the United States Marine Corps from 2006 to 2009. He was the first graduate of the United States Naval Academy and former Surface Warfare Officer selected as a Chaplain Corps Flag Officer. Admiral Baker established and served as principal of Strategic Foundations where he taught, coached, and catalyzed organizations valuing the intersection of learning, leadership and faith. He is a deeply experienced executive with over 20 years of international leadership in complex organizations. His former public service spanned from Dean of the Chapel at the U. S. Naval Academy to the Presidential nomination and Senate appointment as Rear Admiral where he provided executive oversight to a global team of several hundred professionals.
Blues brings extensive background in ethical leadership, education, organizational development, and strategic planning.