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Focus on John Baxter, Adjunct Professor of Business

John Baxter John Baxter
Adjunct Assistant Professor
E-mail: jbbcompass@comcast.net
 
John has held senior management positions in Production, Planning, Sales &Marketing, and General Management, and is CEO and President of Compass Associates, a Strategic Intelligence Consulting Company with locations in Boston, Chicago, and in western Michigan.
 
John and his wife Ginny have two children (Pete, 11; and Cathy, 7), two Golden Retrievers (Halsey & Nimitz), and moved to western Michigan 3 years ago from Chicago. His volunteer activities include Marianjoy Rehabilitation Center, Chicago; the Lake County Races (Special Olympics), Zion, Ill.; and Rotary International, among others. He coaches soccer and lacrosse, and loves spending as much time as possible with his family sailing, skiing, swimming, and playing lacrosse.
 
John has his BS in Marketing from Michigan State University, and his Masters of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (’80).