Jim Baker
CEO & Lansing Area Account Manager
Jim Baker, the owner and Lansing Area Sales Representative of COi, started his career in the furniture industry in 1991. After years of working for others, he eventually started Corporate Office Interiors in 2008. Jim is happily married with 4 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 away from work.

Education: Western Michigan University, BA Marketing


  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
  • Lansing Chamber of Commerce
  • Knights of Columbus
  • BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association)

Office Furniture Recyclers Association
C: 517-202-1580
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Matthew Starkweather
Designer & Operations Manager
Matt is the heart of COi; Not only does he all the designing, 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 CAD experience, he’s one of COi’s greatest assets. Matt is also married with 4 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
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