Office of Alumni Engagement

Daniel Baker

My hometown when I was a student was

Mt. Pleasant, MI

I graduated in


I studied

Business Administration

I currently live in

Traverse City, MI

Since graduating from Alma

I currently live work and play in Traverse City where I live with my lovely wife Kelsey, our son Noah, and yellow lab Cooper. I am the Mortgage Lending Manager at 4Front Credit Union where I work with a dynamic group of people working to support the real estate lending needs of Northern Michigan communities. In addition to work and family, I value community involvement. I am the current the Treasurer of the Junior Achievement Northwest Michigan Board, where I also volunteer my time teaching financial literacy in local schools. I serve on the Coast Guard City Committee, which is a City of Traverse City committee focused on supporting the men and women of our Coast Guard Air Station. I am also a proud member of the Alma College Alumni Board where I get to stay connected with fellow Scots and help support the College.  

My Alma education

Has given me the confidence, knowledge, and skills to excel in my field.

My favorite place(s) on campus included

Hogan Center, Library, and Wright Hall.

My favorite professors(s) included

Ron Lemmon, Dr. Baleja, and Dr. Palmer.

My most vivid/best memory of my time at Alma is

Football, friends, and late night studying.