As a part of our goal to continue Sloan’s role as an industry leader in physical security systems, Sloan Security Group is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony P. Baker as a member of our advisory board.
Anthony Baker recently retired from a 26-year career in the Navy SEALs. A native of Annapolis, Maryland, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. degree in 1993. He completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) Training in 1994 and earned his M.A. degree from the Naval War College in 2007. He has worked in over 50 countries, including multiple 6-month deployments to Europe, Africa, the Pacific, and the Middle East, leading small and large teams as front line supervisor, manager, and operations director in the full spectrum of peacetime contingencies and combat missions.
Anthony was the Director of the Naval Special Warfare Basic Training Command in Coronado, CA from 2010-2012, leading the selection, training and qualification pipelines for all Navy SEALs –also known as BUD/S.
While assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Special Operations Command in Tampa, FL from 2012-2016, he was the Program Manager for all Navy SEAL Boats and supporting systems, overseeing 11 projects and a $500M budget. He was then promoted to Captain, and assumed the role of Senior Director, Joint Acquisition Task Force TALOS, building a diverse team and leading the development of a next generation combat suit prototype while pioneering innovative, rapid acquisition processes.
Anthony completed his final assignment in Stuttgart, Germany where he served as the Senior Executive Director of Special Operations Command EUROPE from 2016-2019, leading over 2500 personnel operating throughout Europe.
He moved Boise, ID with his family in the summer of 2019, and started a leadership consulting business after officially retiring in September 2019.