Dr. Guy E. Baker
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Dr. Guy E. Baker
WEALTH COUNSELING . A certified wealth and business coach, Guy has extensive experience helping business owners with financial planning, investments, and life insurance. Guy has been featured on numerous talk shows, including speaking on the national and international stage. He was selected as the 78th recipient of the John Newton Russell Award, the Life Achievement award for the Financial Industry and as the 50th recipient of the California Norman G. Levine Life Service Award. He was also named by Forbes Magazine as USA’s top 250 Financial Security Advisors and by Worth Magazine, as one of the USA’s top 250 planners. Guy has lectured for various estate planning council meetings, spoken at CLU Institutes and was featured on six CLU Tele-Conferences. A frequent writer, Internet TV guest, a speaker and quoted by many national media sources. In addition, Guy has lectured internationally, in more than 40 countries. A prolific writer, his most recent book “Simple Retirement Math” follows “The Great Wealth Erosion” which details four factors investors must manage to improve portfolio performance. Other books include “Manage Markets, Not Stocks” and “Investment Alchemy” both are guides to understanding modern portfolio theory. He also wrote “Market Tune-up”, “Why People Buy”, and “Baker’s Dozen – 13 Principles for Financial Success”, each with over 50,000 in print. His bestselling booklet “The Box”, is an easily understood guide to the mathematics of life insurance. He also wrote Maximize the Red Zone, a guide for business owners.
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS. Guy served as the 84th President of The Million Dollar Round Table – an association with over 100,000 members in 70 countries. President MDRT Foundation. Past Board Member, Advanced Association of Life Underwriters (AALU) Founder and served two terms as President, National Association of Family Wealth Counselors. Awarded Pacific Life’s Preston Hotchkiss “Distinguished Achievement Award”. Elected to National Association of Estate Planning Council Hall of Fame.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE. Guy manages three entities to address the Three Circles of Wealth for High Net Worth Families. The Wealth Teams Alliance – a Registered Investment Advisor BTA Advisory Group – a risk management company specializing in insurance and retirement. BMI Consulting, a management consulting firm helping business transition ownership Internationally recognized as one of the World’s Top Financial Professionals, Guy has qualified for MDRT 53 times and as a member Top of the Table 44 times.
EDUCATION. Doctorate (PhD) in Financial and Retirement Planning BS/Economics from Claremont McKenna College MBA/Finance from the University of Southern California. Master’s in Financial Services (MSFS) Master’s in Management (MSM). Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU). Earned a Certified Family Wealth Counselor designation and is a Registered Investment Advisor. AEP Distinguished warded by the National Association of Estate Planning Councils. A Certified Professional Business Coach (CPBC) through the Professional Business Coach Alliance.
CURRENT INVOLVEMENT. An Elder at Grace Church in Laguna Niguel, Ca. Member Past Presidents Council MDRT. Board Member Global Teen Challenge International Board Member Money Master Kids.
PAST INVOLVEMENT. Guy has served as Board Chairman for American Family Living. Board member of the Mission Hospital Foundation Major gifts committee for the Orange County Center for Performing Arts, Fund raising committee for South Coast Repertory; Advisory Board member for the South Coast YMCA, Board member of Orange County Teen Challenge. President of the Claremont McKenna Alumni Association Member of CMC’s Board of Trustees. Founding Trustee Grace Classical Academy. President’s Council BIOLA University Regional Board Member Link’s International.