The Anthem Community Council (ACC) Board of Directors has announced that Aaron Baker will be the organization’s next Executive Director. Baker will start December 1, 2021.
Baker enjoyed a 15-year career with the City of Mesquite, Nev., where he started as an Assistant Planner/GIS Analyst and worked his way up to City Manager. He brings a wealth of experience in planning, economic development and redevelopment, liaison work with local governments, budgeting, and staff motivation and development. He has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Nevada, and his undergraduate degrees from Brigham Young University are in Urban Planning and Russian Studies.
“Aaron is anxious to move with his family to Anthem and get started with the tasks of being the Executive Director, to help the community’s staff and Board keep Anthem the premier place to live, work, and enjoy the quality of life that we all expect,” said Bob McKenzie, chair of the ACC Board of Directors.
He continued, “With his strong work ethic, experience working with city councils and with city staff at all levels, and good sense of humor, Aaron will fit right in with our excellent team. The council is excited that Aaron accepted the job, and he is anxious to get here and get to work.”