Jon Baker, BS
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
Jon graduated from Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Communication and Education.
Prior to College Excel Jon worked for over 10 years in the wilderness therapy industry where he helped 100's of families overcome hardships, heal their relationships and move forward with optimism and confidence. He held positions as a Program Director and Field Supervisor at a nationally recognized wilderness therapy program where he was responsible for directing and developing a team of 35 and overseeing the integrity of services delivered, risk management initiatives and business operations.
Jon discovered his passion for outdoor education and personal transformation at Ohio State where he led groups of college students on outdoor adventures and facilitated climbing trips for at risk, disabled and homeless youth. His desire to help others through the process of self-discovery and emerging adulthood continues to inspire his work today.
Jon spends his time off enjoying beautiful central Oregon with his wife, two amazing children, and elderly dog.
Proud Dad of Howser
From Canton, OH
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies