Mike Baer has been in the staffing industry for over 20 years - the last 15 with EmployBridge. In that time he has led franchise operations, reorganizations, training, leadership development, and business development. In addition, he served as the Regional Vice President for the Southern Region from 2008-2011. As Chief People officer, Baer is responsible for "all things people" which includes Sales Force Effectiveness, Recruiting/Training of New Employees, Leadership Development, and the Better Life philosophy of our company.
Baer is a graduate of Flagler College (B.A. In History) and a cum laude graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He has also studied at the University of Tennessee, the University of South Carolina, and Columbia International University. Outside of work, Baer is the Founder and Executive Director of International Micro-Enterprise Development, Inc., a humanitarian organization focused on alleviating poverty in third and fourth world countries. He and his wife live in North Carolina where his wife owns a bed and breakfast inn. They have two children and four grandchildren.