Quanda Baker currently serves as Director of Administration at Clearview Counseling Services, Inc., in Richmond, Virginia. She has 25+ years of higher education professional experience. More specifically, she has 20 years of extensive and relevant experience in both public and private institutions as an advancement professional. Her Advancement experience includes alumni relations, special events, development planning, campaign planning, strategic planning, annual fund, planned giving, campaign management and advancement services. In addition, she has served as Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Director of Alumni Relations, Program Director of Title III Programs, Director of Development and the Director of Annual Giving.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Systems from Albany State University, Albany, Georgia and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from the University Maryland Global College, Annapolis, Maryland.
Quanda Baker is a Chartering member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Richmond Metropolitan Area Chapter and has been an active member for six years. She was elected Chapter President of the chapter (2019-2021), and currently serves as the Immediate Past President and on the Executive Board. She has served as the Correspondence Secretary, member of the Membership, Education, Finance, Bylaws and Fundraising Committees. She also served as the Phenomenal Women Gala Chairperson for two years.
On the National level she was elected at the 2021 Biennial Conference as the Second Vice President of Finance and Fund Development. Quanda served as an Officer on the National Board of Directors as the National Secretary for four years. She served as a member of the National Education, Communication, Public Relations/Technology, Public Policy, and Communication Committees. She also served as Co-Chair of the Fund Development Committee.
Quanda is a very active member of St. Peter Baptist Church in Glen Allen, Virginia where she served as a member of the Greeter’s Couple’s, and Stewardship Committees and Assistant Church Clerk. Currently she serves as the Church Clerk.
She is married to Merrill E. Baker, III and they have three children and one grandson. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, wine tasting, cooking, cleaning and watching movies.