About James A. Baker

Jim Baker's Biography Houston, Texas

Jim (James A. Baker) lives in the River Oaks area of Houston, Texas. Some of Jim's honors, and degrees, academic distinctions, and community involvement achievements include the following: Jim received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Rochester, his certification in Community Behavioral Science Application at the Rochester Institute of Technology (24 hour certification course), a Master of Science (M.Sc.) from the State University of New York at Brockport, and attended ABA approved South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. While living in Rochester Jim became a co-founder of the National Center for Dispute Settlement of the American Arbitration Association. In his earlier years Jim taught numerous course at Rice University and is a past instructor for the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University Houston, Texas and was honored to become an Adjunct Professor by Dean Lee Transier PhD for the University of Houston. Jim remains a very active sponsor and author with his highly acclaimed and bestselling book "The Anger Busting Workbook", the "Anger Bustingtm Training and Counseling Guide" "Tele-Sales Marketing" and "Negotiations Tactics For Professionals" as well as his newly released book on "Texas Cookin". Among his many active writings Jim is a featured writer with his monthly column on Anger Related issues which appears in Recovery Today Magazine. Jim's online presence continues to grow and evolve with his six monthly articles which range from Executive Presentation Skills, Negotiations Training, Time Management, Managing for Motivation, and Sales & Marketing Does & Don'ts which has a unique subscriber base in excess of 25,000 interested and dedicated readers monthly. Some of Jim's past and present honors include:

  • Active Membership in the Republican National Committee Advisory Board - 2010
  • Chairman - Texas-Cookin' 2009 - present
  • Member Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church Houston Texas
  • Board of Directors JINSA - Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs 2002 - present
  • Baker Communications Inc founded in 1979 is an active recipient of being an INC 500 Company for three consecutive years
  • Greater Houston Partnership - Board of Directors and committee member of the Board from 1996 - 2003 and re-elected to the Board of Director for an additional three year term in 2005
  • Industria Solutions Inc. Business-2-Business E-commerce which was sponsored and financed by DuPont Corporation 1999 - 2001
  • DuPont Corporation Senior Consultant 1998 - present
  • Bradmark Technologies Inc. a private worldwide Software and Development Corporation's Board of Directors 1998 - 2003
  • Nominated and fully participated in Governor George W. Bush's Business Council 1995 - 2000
  • Active member of Governor Rick Perry's Business Council 2001 - present
  • Creator and Co-Founding Board Member - Houston Drug Free Business Initiative
  • Board Member - South Texas College of Law Board of Visitors for a three year term
  • Member and Participant- Executive Committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities (appointed by the Governor of Texas)
  • Member and Participant - Statewide Media Task Force on Dropout Prevention (appointed by the Governor of Texas)
  • Harris County Co-Chairman For the Election of George W. Bush for Governor Campaign
  • Board of Directors - Corp. for Economic Development of Harris County, Inc.
  • Elected Alderman/City Councilman - City Council of The City of Piney Point Village for two consecutive terms
  • Police Commissioner Village Police Department Houston Texas - Deputy Commissioner City of Piney Point Village Police
  • Member "C Club" - 100-member conservative political alliance (Democrats, Republicans, and Independents) 1988 - 2005
  • Board of Directors - Cenikor - Drug Rehabilitation Center
  • Founder & Chairman The Anger Busting Training Institute LLC. 1994 - present


James Baker, Chairman
Anger Management Training Institute LLC
1940 Fountain View Dr. Suite 109 Houston, TX 77057