Don Baer

Employee at Urban Institute

Don Baer

Don Baer

Employee at Urban Institute

Overview
Career Highlights

Penn Schoen Berland Associates LLC
Burson-Marsteller LLC
Burson-Marsteller LLC (California)

RelSci Relationships

3749

Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1954

Age

67

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Public Broadcasting Service

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Founder at The Rock Creek Group LP

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President at Urban Institute

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Former Vice Chairman at Urban Institute

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Meredith Corp.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Meredith Corp.

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Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors LLC

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Co-Founder at Suits That Rock LLC

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Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder at Toura LLC

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Former Senator from Nebraska

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Don Baer
Employee at Urban Institute
Education
JD

Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University of Virginia School of Law is a world-renowned training ground for distinguished lawyers and public servants. Consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, Virginia has educated generations of lawyers, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity and community service. Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. At Virginia, law students share their experiences in a cooperative spirit, both in and out of the classroom, and build a network that lasts well beyond their three years here. With more than 20,000 students and a faculty of more than 2,100, the University of Virginia has been ranked first or second among the nation's public universities since 1984. The University's diverse intellectual life is open to law students: Up to 12 credits from other departments may be counted toward the J.D. degree.

Master's in International Relations

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

UNC School of Law prepares outstanding lawyers and leaders to serve the people and institutions of North Carolina. It is part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The school has been approved by the American Bar Association since 1928. It was founded in 1845 and is headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States.

BA, Phi Beta Kappa

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also known as UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or simply Carolina is a coeducational public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. North Carolina has been consistently ranked among the highest ranked universities in the United States and is one of the original eight Public Ivy schools that provide an Ivy League experience for a public schooling price. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Employee
Current

Urban Institute is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC. The firm provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

Co-Founder
2011 - ?
Chairman
Tenure Unconfirmed

Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), a member of Young & Rubicam Brands and of the WPP Group, is a global research-based consultancy that specializes in messaging and communications strategy for blue-chip political, corporate and entertainment clients.Founded in 1975, they bring together lessons from the campaign trail and the boardroom to create innovative strategies to handle complex situations. Their powerful hybrid model combines both political and corporate research, recognizing that the strategies used to effect change in one area can be innovative and effective in the other. They call this Winning Knowledge.In the political arena, PSB has thirty years of experience winning competitive elections. They’ve won nearly three quarters of the races they’ve run, and have worked as pollster and strategic advisor to candidates including President Bill Clinton, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Their innovative and successful political work led Time Magazine to dub them “Masters of the Message.”In the corporate sector, PSB is a strategic research provider to more than 30 of the Fortune 100 companies, including many of the leading consumer and business brands. They help these organizations implement proactive, research-driven and integrated communications efforts like the ones that win political campaigns.In the entertainment world, PSB is a leading provider of cover testing research to leading magazine publishers, motion picture research for major Hollywood studios, and video game research to top game publishers. Their proprietary visual testing capabilities help clients assess and fundamentally enhance the power of their execution.Their operations include over 200 consultants and a sophisticated in-house market research infrastructure with the capability to conduct work in over 90 countries. Their offices in Washington, D.C., New York, , London, Seattle, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dubai, Beijing, Austin and Denver are supported by an in-house fielding capability and are fully equipped to provide the complete creative solutions their clients need.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Prior

WPP PLC provides advertising, marketing, and financial services. Its operating segments are Advertising and Media Investment Management, Consumer Insight, Public Relations and Public Affairs, and Branding and Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. These business segments are comprised of the following principal disciplines: advertising, media investment management, consumer insight, branding & identity, healthcare communications, direct, digital, promotion & relationship marketing, and specialist communications. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Member, Executive Committee
Prior

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Urban Institute is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC, that provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

Trustee
Prior

Georgetown Day School (Georgetown Day or GDS) is a PK-12 private preparatory school in Washington, D.C.. Georgetown Day School was established in 1945 as the city's first integrated school, with a focus on both academic excellence and equality. The school has separate Lower/Middle and High school campuses. The High School is located in the Tenleytown neighborhood in NW DC and the Lower School is located in the Palisades neighborhood. The High School has an open campus policy.

Member, National Advisory Council
Prior

Trust for the National Mall was founded in 2007 as the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service to restore, improve, and preserve the National Mall.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2019

NLP, a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the abilities needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy.

$10K - $25K
2017

Urban Institute is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC, that provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

$10K - $25K
2016

Urban Institute is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC, that provides social and economic policy research services.The company says this about itself: The Urban Institute is the trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. A nonprofit research organization, Urban believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people's lives for the better. Experts diagnose current challenges and look ahead to identify opportunities for change. Urban Institute uses research findings to help stakeholders craft relevant solutions and strategies that address today's concerns and avert tomorrow's roadblocks and share insights in real time with influencers eager to make smarter decisions. For more than 50 years, Urban has collaborated with philanthropists, social services providers, community advocates, businesses, and federal, state, and local leaders to discover, advise, and solve.

Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$1,000
2013

Senator from Massachusetts

$500
2012

President at Tides Center

Investments
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Fab Commerce & Design, Inc. sells everyday design products online. It offers home, art, technology, gifts, and adults only products. The company was founded by Jason Goldberg, Nishith Shah, Deepa Shah, Bradford Shane Shellhammer and Sunil Khedar in February 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Public Holdings
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Events
Attendee
New York City, NY
2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to turn ideas into action. Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date CGI members have made more than 2,300 commitments, which have improved the lives of over 400 million people in more than 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at more than $73.1 billion. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2012 Aspen Ideas Festival

The 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival engaged its participants in a variety of programs, tutorials, seminars and discussion events that together are guaranteed to charge the atmosphere with vibrant intellectual exchange.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2011 Aspen Ideas Festival

Entering its seventh year, the Aspen Ideas Festival gathered some of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the US and abroad to discuss their work, the issues that inspire them, and their ideas. Presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, the Festival is unique in its dedication to dialogue and exchange, and in its commitment to bringing ideas to the public at large. FORA.tv is pleased to present Festival programs taking place at the Aspen Institute's Paepcke Auditorium.

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