Fred is a native of the Bronx, NY and calls Fayetteville, NC home since being stationed at Pope Air Force Base in 1995. A Disabled Veteran of the United States Air Force, Fred served his country for 10+ years. As one of the most senior members of the Leading To Change team, Fred has presented to over 5,000 people – including the New York Mayors Alliance, National Youth At Risk Conference, NC Workforce Development Training Center, Alabama Department of Human Resources, and even the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. When not traveling around the country with Leading To Change Inc., you can find Fred volunteering his time, talent, and treasure in his local community. Mr. Baker is an active member of the Cumberland County Workforce Development Youth Council, Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the City Rescue Mission Inc., Chairman of the Deacon’s Ministry, Advisor for the Brothers Bridging the Gap, Men’s Ministry, Young Adult Sunday school teacher, and a host of other duties.