Jim Baker
Jim Baker started his career in the furniture industry in 1991. After years of working for others, he started Corporate Office Interiors in 2008. Jim has a passion for giving companies their dream spaces to help them do business better. Jim is happily married with four children and resides in Lansing. In his free time, he enjoys coaching football at Lansing Catholic High School, which he has done for the past 20 years. He can also be found in Charlevoix on the weekends, where he likes to golf with his friends and spend time with his family.

Education: Western Michigan University, bachelor’s degree in marketing


  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
  • Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Office Furniture Recyclers Association

C: (517) 202-1580

Matthew Starkweather
Designer and operations manager
Matt is the heart of our organization. Not only does he perform design work, he’s also the go-to person when coming to the office. With over 17 years of experience in the furniture industry as well as over 20 years of computer-aided design experience, he’s a great asset. Matt is also married with four kids and enjoys spending time with his crazy bunch along with helping coach his son’s soccer team. He admits to being “slightly” obsessed with the Detroit Red Wings.

Education: Lansing Community College, mechanical design

C: (517) 599-2354