Mr. Baldwin has more than 38 years of federal service, in which he has served as Director, Field Operations for CBP’s North Florida Field Office (Tampa, FL), Area Port Director of Savannah, GA, Port Director of the Miami Seaport and as the Port Director, Miami International Airport. In 2011, he was selected and served as the Acting Executive Director, Field Operations, CBP Headquarters, Washington, DC overseeing CBP field operations worldwide.
Mr. Baldwin has represented the United States on Customs related matters and training initiatives in Europe, Central and South America, and Africa. He has served on the CBP’s Commissioner’s Advisory Board, National Professionalism Board and was instrumental in the revision of the agency’s personal search standards and participated in the establishment of the agency’s Discipline Review Board (DRB). A strong supporter of leadership development, Mr. Baldwin served as an Executive Mentor for CBP’s first Leadership Institute class in 2010 and again in 2011. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his leadership and training contributions including the DHS Secretary’s Award for Team DHS Excellence.and CBP Commissioner’s Best Practices and Innovation Award for the Model Ports Initiative. In addition, he received the CBP Commissioner’s Unit Citation for the Global Entry Program, a trusted traveler initiative and in February 2011, he served as the CBP Lead Field Coordinator for Super Bowl XLV security initiatives in Dallas & Arlington, Texas. In 2011, he was awarded a certificate of completion for the Leadership in Crisis program, from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education and the CBP Leadership Program at Columbia University Business School.
He served as the Chair for the Texas Gulf Coast Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), achieving donations of over $5.5 million dollars in 2011 and 2012.
He is also a charter member of Texas Southern University’s (TSU) Maritime Advisory Board, providing guidance and direction for the establishment of the university’s Maritime Studies academic degree program. He is a guest speaker at TSU Maritime program and the University of Houston, Criminal Justice Program. He is a recipient of the Paul Cuffee Award from Texas Southern University.
He is an honor graduate from Temple University and a distinguished Marine Corps veteran (embassy security), who continues to foster partnerships between the Federal Government and the local and international public it serves, balancing goals of anti-terrorism, enforcement and business facilitation.
In 2013, he founded Baldwin Liaison Consulting, LLC a strategic advisory and training company specializing in homeland security, international trade & travel, leadership, crisis mitigation and management. Recent business travel includes the countries of China, Panama and Colombia.