Leslie M. "Bud" Baker, Jr.
was the president and chief executive officer
of Wachovia Corporation
, the 4th largest bank in the U.S. He retired from Wachovia after 34 years with the company. He is currently on the Board of Directors
of Marsh & McLennan Companies
, Inc. (MMC).
Baker is a former United States Marine Corps
captain (1964-1967). He graduated from the University of Richmond
in 1964 with a degree in English literature; and received an MBA
from the University of Virginia