Kevin Baier Senior Manager - Planning and Management

I grew up in…
West Liberty, IA
I live in…
Bloomington, MN
Favorite Quote?
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” – Groucho Marx
I chose to work at Daugherty because…
My career goals are aligned with the company’s – to solve problems and to change and grow.
What’s the best professional advice you’ve ever received?
Be adaptable to change, and even better, help to make it happen.
What was your first job?
Informally, mowing lawns for the neighborhood widows.  Professionally, I started as a software developer as an undergrad and never looked back!
My skills include…
Program management, cross-functional team leadership, business intelligence, business analysis, project management, and process improvement
Industries you’ve worked in…
IT, Project Management, and Business Process Analysis Consulting, Education, Retail, Technology / Software, Office Equipment, Medical Technology, Consumer Packaged Goods, Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM)
Certifications, professional organizations/memberships
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Daugherty Project Management Certified (DPMC), BSA Eagle Scout
Proudest Moment
I’m proud every day to be a dad to my kids.  In terms of personal achievement, I’m proud and grateful to have biked across the state of Iowa with my Dad in 1991 on a tour referred to as RAGBRAI.  It was a great trip!
People would be surprised to hear that I…
have six wonderful kids!
In my spare time, I like to…
Bicycle, camp, watch movies and read
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Iowa State University, Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University
Hobbies & Volunteering Interests
Scout adult leader since 2005 and Scoutmaster since 2011 for BSA Troop 374 in Bloomington, MN