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Raised in the family business, it was a natural choice for David Baker to study commerce at Carleton and earn his MBA at the University of Ottawa. Named one of the Forty Under 40 by the Ottawa Business Journal in 2007, Baker says his father is his most valuable mentor.
As vice-president of European Glass and Paint, founded in 1937, Baker continues to build customer loyalty and introduce new products, doubling paint sales in two years.
“Small business is the engine of the economy, and in our own little way we are part of that engine,” he says.