Charlie Baker is the Governor-elect of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A former Secretary of Administration and Finance under Governors Weld and Cellucci, and former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Charlie has been a highly successful leader of complex organizations in both the private and public sectors. In 2014, he was elected the seventy-second Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
As part of the Weld/Cellucci Administration, Charlie helped turn a billion-dollar deficit into a surplus, create a half million jobs, and enact ambitious education reforms. As Secretary of Administration and Finance, he oversaw a number of cost-saving reforms, modernizing state government and making it more efficient. For his leadership, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Governor’s Association in 1998.