Martin W. Baicker, MPA, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Martin Baicker, MPA, FACHE, joined SCO Family of Services in March 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Marty is the primary strategic and management partner to the President & Chief Executive Officer. He oversees the agency’s operations and provides support and coordination between administrative and program services, which includes strategy and equity and transformation initiatives. Marty is a member of SCO’s Executive Cabinet and serves as the internal leader of the organization, tasked with managing day-to-day administrative operations aligned with the agency’s vision, mission, and strategic direction.
A thoughtful and hands-on leader, Marty brings more than 30 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector managing large, complex organizations, including those in healthcare, senior care, and rehabilitation. He has served in a variety of senior leadership positions, including Chief Administrator and COO/Senior Vice President for hospitals in New York and New Jersey. Marty served as CEO for two senior care non-profits, including at Cedar Sinai Park (CSP) in Portland, OR, where he helped improve its financial position by 47% through new program implementation, increasing census, and targeted expense reductions while improving its federal nursing home quality rating from two stars to five stars in just one year. Marty joins SCO from the Seattle King County Department of Public Health where he was instrumental in the planning, implementation, and operations of multiple high-volume COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites throughout Seattle and King County.
Marty is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has served on the boards of several not-for-profits, including a perinatal consortium, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), and a home for “boarder babies,” all in Hudson County, NJ. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York/Empire State College and a Master in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public Administration of New York University (now called the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service).
of children in our early education centers met or exceeded goals for social-emotional development
people with special needs develop skills to reach their full potential