Robert Baker-Hargrove, MBA – Chief of Operations:
Robert earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Textile Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. In 2000, he earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Webster University. Currently working for Walt Disney Entertainment, he has been fortunate to operate and create many new shows, parades, and special events as a Choreographer, Production Manager, Area Leader, Resource Manager, and Producer for Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line.
Robert has served on the board for the Mental Health Association of Central Florida for 6 years, and is Chair-emeritus. During his term as Board Chair, he guided a successful capital campaign enabling the organization to fully purchase a new building while the organization grew from an annual budget of $220,000 to 1.6 million.
He has also been very active in the local LGBT community serving as the past Executive Producer for the Come Out with Pride Entertainment Committee. In his spare time, Robert is actively involved with the Disney Resource Group, PRIDE, serving on the leadership team. As an out African-American man, diversity and inclusion and the intersection of where various groups overlap is a passion for Robert.
As the Chief Operating Officer for Two Spirit, it is his priority to build an organization which helps people live and be their true authentic self in a welcoming and culturally competent environment which not only extends to the LGBT community but to all layers of diversity.