|By Business Wire||
|June 11, 2014 01:58 PM EDT||
Michael Baker International has announced that Dave Thompson, P.E., has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Regional Director of the Mid-Atlantic Region. This strategic, top level hire is part of a new operations-centric structure of the company, based on office level business units supporting seven corporate regions nationally and internationally. As Regional Director, Thompson will play a significant role in advancing the firm’s extensive portfolio of expertise throughout Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
“Dave Thompson has been selected for this position based upon his extensive leadership experience spanning 11 years in managing all aspects of complex transportation projects and operations for Baker in the Mid-Atlantic Region,” noted Kurt Bergman, Chief Executive Officer. “Dave’s familiarity with the capabilities of the company due to his history with Baker, and his ability to identify key opportunities in the market space will allow us to expand services to our clients by providing a full spectrum of high-end engineering and consulting services throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.”
In addition to the selection of Thompson for this role, five additional Regional Directors have been named across the country and 33 Office Executives have been named nationwide to provide unified local leadership and offer clients a broader range of Michael Baker International’s services. Based on their extensive leadership strengths, the seven Office Executives selected to lead key offices in the Mid-Atlantic Region include:
- Tommy Montgomery – Norcross, GA (includes Atlanta, GA and Knoxville, TN)
- Vic Siaurusaitis – Linthicum, MD (includes Baltimore, MD)
- Charlie Flowe – Cary, NC (includes Charlotte, Greensboro and Asheville, NC)
- Scott Armstrong – Columbia, SC (includes Greenville and Charleston, SC)
- Andrea Ryon – Alexandria, VA (includes Manassas, VA)
- Paul Prideaux – Richmond, VA
- Beth Drylie – Virginia Beach, VA
“Dave Thompson is an excellent leader and, along with his prior experience with Baker and expertise in the region, will bring our team increased opportunity and our clients a more diversified portfolio of services,” indicated Jeff Hill, Chief Operating Officer. “Mr. Thompson is working with the Office Executives in the Mid-Atlantic Region to focus their vision and bring the services that are in high demand to the local marketplaces.”
The launch of Michael Baker International’s National and Global Expansion program is directly related to the high demand, growing need and opportunity for expanded engineering, planning, construction management, intelligence, technology and related services across the nation and the increasing need for these services internationally.
About Michael Baker International, LLC
Michael Baker International, LLC (Baker International), is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which includes planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. Baker provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. With more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue, Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in over 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more about Michael Baker International visit: www.mbakerintl.com.