Ed Baker | HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit
Atlanta Business Chronicle
WORKING GROUP SESSION LEADER, Youth Economic Energy and Understanding the Entrepreneurship Paradigm
Ed Baker has been Publisher of Atlanta Business Chronicle for 27 years, one of the country’s largest business journals with over 166,000 readers each week. In addition to his local responsibilities, Ed is Chief Strategic Officer of American City Business Journals, the parent company. Ed grew up in Atlanta and is very active in the community. He serves on the boards of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Public Broadcasting Atlanta, Junior Achievement of Georgia, Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business, Atlanta Business League Foundation, Arby’s Foundation and the Atlanta Sports Council. Prior to joining the Chronicle, Ed was a senior executive in the advertising agency business, having worked on the launch of cellular for BellSouth, The Weather Channel, and the Kawasaki Jet Ski at J. Walter Thompson and D’Arcy MacManus and Masius. A graduate of Georgia State University, Ed remains happily married to his high school sweetheart–for 38 years. They have one married son who works in advertising in Atlanta.