Interview: Frank Baer III

How long have you been living in Charleston, and why did you decide to settle in this city?
All my life, except 10 years in college, law school & first job. I live here because I was born here and love it here.

How do you find the general vibe of Charleston?
A really great place to live.

Which season is Charleston at its best?
Fall and spring

What do you think is Charleston’s biggest attraction?
Its proximity to outdoor activities.

How would you describe Charleston to someone who hasn’t been here before?
One of the best big “small towns” in America.

What are your top 5 dining places in Charleston?
Leonaros, Fazios, Chop House, Taste of Asia, Bridge Road Bistro

What are Charleston’s attractions that every tourists must visit?
Clay Center, Cultural Center, State Capital, Kanawha State Forest

What are the absolute must-try’s for every visitor in Charleston?
Mountain biking in Kanawha state forest, white water rafting in the New River Gorge

What are the cheap thrills that you can enjoy in Charleston?
Same things I mentioned above.

Frank Baer IIIFrank Baer III is a 5th generation charlestonian. He is the CEO of commercial insurance services, and is also a lawyer. He is married to a Swedish born wife, and have three kids. Frank is an avid snow skier and trail runner.