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Our Team

Robert Baker-Hargrove

Chief Operating Officer / Co-CEO / Co-Founder

Mr. Baker-Hargrove 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. In April 2018, Robert ended his 24 years plus career with The Walt Disney Company where he served in a variety of management roles including Proprietor, Producer, Resource Manager, Choreographer, and Production Manager for numerous new shows, parades, and special events for Walt Disney Entertainment and Disney Cruise Line.

Robert has served on the board for the Mental Health Association of Central Florida for six years. 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 its annual budget of $220,000 to 1.6 million. He also served on the Florida State Board of Directors for Mental Health as the Treasurer.

He has been very active in the local Central Florida LGBTQ community serving as the past Executive Producer for the Come Out with Pride Entertainment Committee. Also, Robert was an active member of the Disney Resource Group, PRIDE, where he served on its leadership team. As an out African-American man, diversity and inclusion and the intersection of where various groups overlap are a passion for Robert.

As the Chief Operating Officer for 26Health, it is his priority to build an organization that helps people live and be their true authentic selves in a welcoming and culturally competent environment that not only extends to the LGBTQ community but in all areas of diversity.