Michael Baehr is a seasoned marketing, advertising and communications professional with nearly thirty years of experience in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. His background includes marketing strategy, brand creation, crisis communications, creative advertising development, PR and cause-related marketing. He earned a bachelor's from UCLA and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Baehr is presently a marketing consultant and has served as the vice president of marketing and communications for the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, various technology corporations including Iomega as well as Unilever, Estee Lauder, Chase Manhattan Bank and others. He has been teaching core marketing courses at Extension since 2013.