Don Baylor, Jr.

Senior Program Officer | The Annie E. Casey Foundation


Don Baylor, Jr. is a senior program officer at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where he oversees the Foundation’s portfolio to improve household financial security, including the Southern Partnership to Reduce Debt, a multi-state effort to reduce household debt burdens.

Prior to joining Casey, Baylor was a senior associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., where he focused on expanding economic opportunity through JPMorgan Chase, Citi, MacArthur and Gates Foundation projects dozens of U.S. cities. He also worked as director of OpportunityTexas at the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) in Austin, where he worked to pass legislation to increase household savings, curb predatory lending, and integrate financial education into the K-8 math curriculum.

Baylor was a founding board member for RAISE Texas, Texas Match the Promise Foundation, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board. He currently serves as a board member for Asset Funders Network, EARN, Equal Measure, and holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and M.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.