80th Anniversary Milestone

Celebrate our 80th Anniversary by exploring our rich history and iconic projects. Together, We Make a Difference.


About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world’s most complex infrastructure challenges for nearly 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.

We Make a Difference.

Our Mission

To be the best professional services company in the industry, where We Make a Difference by continuously innovating and delivering outstanding service to our clients and providing our people with fulfilling careers where they attain personal and professional satisfaction and make a demonstrable difference in the communities in which we live and serve.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to demonstrate how We Make a Difference by continuously innovating and improving our service to our clients, our people and the communities we serve.

We accomplish this by:

  • Advising our clients on how to effectively and efficiently reach their goals.
  • Developing our people personally and professionally.
  • Serving our communities through caring and engaging them in our work.
  • Delivering the financial performance necessary to reinvest in our company and our people.

Our leaders are agents of change, innovation and differentiation in the industry

The leadership team of Michael Baker International is committed to serving our clients, meeting the needs of our people and growing our business.

Corporate Leadership

Brian A. Lutes

Chief Executive Officer

Leanna Anderson

Chief Communications Officer

Michael Brescia , P.E.

Chief Operating Officer

Amy Davis

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Dan Kieny

Chief Technology Officer

Penny Mercadante

Chief Human Resource Officer

Regional Leadership

Michael J. Conaboy , P.E.

Senior Vice President and West Regional Director

Juan Contreras , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Gulf Coast Regional Director

Magdy Hagag , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Director

James E. Koch , Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director and Federal Executive

Jeffery R. Kullman , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Mountain Regional Director

Tommy Montgomery , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Director

Kenton Zinn , P.E., S.E.

Senior Vice President and Great Lakes Regional Director

Federal Market Leadership

John Alberghini

Senior Vice President and Federal Market Lead, Navy

Brian G. May

Senior Vice President and Federal Market Lead, Air Force

Frank Terak

Senior Vice President and Market Lead, Federal Markets

Practice Leadership

Malcolm Dougherty , P.E.

Senior Vice President and National Practice Executive

H. Daniel Cessna , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Transportation

Suad Cisic , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Water

Jeff Clevenger , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Design-Build

Brian Kozy , Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Bridge

Niek Veraart , AICP, ASLA, ENV SP

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Planning

Tom Zagorski , P.E.

Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Construction Services

Recognizing Excellence

Michael Baker International’s Chairman’s Award, our Company’s highest honor, was established in 2018 to recognize employees who exemplify our Wolf Pack philosophy—that we are stronger together—and who have made exemplary contributions to our Company.



We Make a Difference Worldwide

We partner with the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity to provide access to basic services in isolated communities worldwide.


Contributing to Those in Need

Our Pittsburgh office collected more than 3,500 cans and bottled water for the Salvation Army as part of a competition hosted by CANstruction – Pittsburgh.

Taking Sustainability to a New Level

In our annual Green Commute Challenge, employees documented almost 28,000 “green miles” which saved about 980 gallons of fuel.