Brian Baber

Teaching Faculty I and Entrepreneur in Residence


ACADEMIC SPECIALTY: Entrepreneurship

B.S. Finance and MBA, Florida State University

Real Estate

Baber’s natural entrepreneurial spirit is passionately reflected in his wealth of knowledge and invaluable experience as a highly respected franchisee of Arthur Rutenberg Homes, a custom and luxury home builder. His devotion to building a top notch team yields unsurpassed service and quality with dedication to excellence in customer satisfaction which is evident in customer surveys and a 1st Place ranking in Best of Bay 2015.

Baber is no stranger to community involvement evidenced by his commitment to helping those around him and making his community a better place to live. Baber has served as a mentor to many and serves in executive and leadership positions in civic and service boards such as the Rotary Club, Bay Education Foundation, Girls Inc., New Horizons School, Taunton Family Children’s Home, Bridges to Circles, Pi Kappa Phi House Corporation, and his church. Baber is married to the love of his life and is a proud father of four beautiful children. Baber is also the author of book on building custom homes: In-Home: Creating Your Dream Home Room by Room.

Best of Bay 2015 – Home Builder
President – Panama City Rotary Club 2016-2017
President – Bay Education Foundation 2017-2018
School Advisory Chairman – New Horizons School
Taunton Family Children’s Home – Board of Directors

“One of my favorite things to do is spending time on the water, particularly Shell Island with my family.” -Brian Baber