Chuck Baker

Experience: Transportation, Railroads, Appropriations, Coalition Building, Grant & Loan Application Support, Federal Funding Policy

Chuck Baker

Chuck Baker is a partner at Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell (CC&H) where he represents clients such as the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), the OneRail Coalition, the American Railway Development Association (ARDA), Canadian National Railway, and the Transbay Joint Powers Authority.

For the NRC, Mr. Baker also serves as its President. In this capacity, he has responsibility for all of the association's core financial, operational, and legal programs, including the federal legislative and regulatory and program in front of both Congress and the Administration. For the ASLRRA, Mr. Baker leads a team at CC&H which handles a wide array of short line railroad government affairs responsibilities. For the OneRail Coalition, a coalition of freight rail, intercity passenger rail, commuter rail, rail labor, and rail supply industry interests, Mr. Baker coordinates the group’s activities and messaging, and its interface with Congress and the Administration.

Mr. Baker is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for America’s Gateways & Trade Corridors (CAGTC).

Prior to joining CC&H, Mr. Baker worked with the Surface Transportation Policy Project in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baker has also worked for Deutsche Bank Securities as an investment banker specializing in Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions in San Francisco, CA.

Mr. Baker is a native of Baltimore, MD, and a graduate of Rice University in Houston, TX.