Mary Anne Baker

Mary Anne Baker

Area of Expertise: Social Media, Hospitality, Marketing

Mary Anne Baker has over 30 year’s experience in the fields of destination marketing, hospitality, tourism, real estate and property development. Mary Anne served as the Vice President of SunStream Hotels and Resorts in Southwest Florida for over 25 years and served as a Board Member on the Lee County Tourism Development Authority and Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce. With the growth of social media and the desire to relocate to her home in Sylva, NC, she launched INNsights in 2010 and started building complete Internet marketing plans for her small business clients.

Mary Anne utilizes her knowledge of marketing principles and practices, consumer needs and insights to help small businesses explore new and cost-effective Internet and social media plans to grow their business. She has a passion for helping small businesses and tourism organizations explore and utilize methods to promote and grow their business on the Internet so that they can compete with larger businesses and destinations and improve their business results.

Favorite Quote: “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” —Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

Education:  B.S. in Business Management, minor in Hospitality- University of Toledo