Joshua D. Baker



Joshua D. Baker is the director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), having most recently served as the Agency's director of operations. He was appointed by Governor Henry D. McMaster on November 9, 2017.

Prior to joining SCDHHS, he served as Governor Nikki R. Haley's deputy chief of staff for budget and policy, and was the primary author of the FY 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 Executive Budgets. 

Director Baker holds an International Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and undergraduate degrees in business economics from the University of South Carolina and clinical laboratory science from the George Washington University.

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