Don Baylor Jr.

Senior Associate

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—medical, student, fees & fines—as part of an effort to confront the racial wealth divide. 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 in dozens of U.S. cities. Before arriving at Urban, he also worked as director of OpportunityTexas at the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) in Austin, leading the Center’s financial security work. Baylor currently serves as a board member of the Asset Funders Network, Equal Measure, SaverLife, and the Texas Match the Promise Foundation. A native Texan, Baylor holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and M.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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