Luke Bakker was born and raised in Hart, Michigan. Bakker graduated from Hart High School and earned his bachelors degree in business and law from Central Michigan University.
Luke Bakker has an extensive agriculture background. His parents, John and Marijo Bakker run and operate the Michigan Asparagus Research Program. Bakker, also spent 9 years working at Greenstone Farm Credit Services, working in multiple capacities, but most recently as the Regional Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations. In December of 2016, Bakker resigned from his role at farm credit to start an H-2a Farm Labor Contracting Company. Today, Bakker is a co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Overlook Harvesting Michigan, LLC. Bakker has a passion for helping growers with all of their labor needs.
Bakker has been married to his wife, Martha, for 6 years and they have one son, Findley. Bakker and has wife are expecting their second child any minute, due January 30th.