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Steven Baer

Minnesota Ambassador

Name: Steven M. Baer 

Hometown: Shorewood

E-mail Address:

Business Position:  VP, Global Supply Chain, Entrust Corporation

Civilian Education:  
Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Stanford University                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Board Member (past), Minnetonka Youth Hockey Association; Coach (past), Minnetonka Baseball Association; Student Mentor (current), Minnetonka High School Vantage pre-business program

Military:  Served 8 years in USAR, ending in 1996 as CPT. 

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife - Carla, Children - Jacob, Maya, and David

Steven M. Baer is currently Vice President, Global Supply Chain with Entrust Corporation in Shakopee, Minnesota. He has been working in various leadership positions within operations at several small, medium, and large companies for the last 30+ years. At his current assignment, he founded a global employee resource group for Veterans, called the Veterans Alliance, and conducts multiple Veteran-focused programs within the company each year. 

He is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the US Army R.O.T.C. program and was a three-year scholarship recipient. He completed the Finance Officer Basic Course and the U.S. Army Airborne School. During his annual training exercises at Fort Bragg, NC, with the 82nd Airborne, he consistently received “top block” evaluations.

Baer is passionate about the mission of the U.S. Army and the Reserve. He comes from a distinguished military family; his father is Col. (Ret.) Barry S. Baer, U.S. Army, who served in Vietnam, Panama, and Kuwait during his 26 ½ year career, and his late grandfather is Lt. Col. (Ret.) Harvey E. Baer, U.S. Air Force, who served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam during his 20+ year career.