Tidal Basin

Tidal Basin Group is a leading comprehensive management consulting and technology solutions provider helping public and private organizations, governments, and communities manage their complex federally funded disaster and non-disaster public programs.

Backed by decades of experience leading large-scale emergency management programs, Tidal Basin’s full suite of integrated solutions is designed to help clients and partners achieve their disaster and non-disaster program management goals more effectively. These solutions include advisory support, technical assistance, grant program management, risk and financial compliance, customer service, and customized software and technology solutions that build resilience to help communities Be stronger than before™.

As an affiliate company, Tidal Basin complements Michael Baker’s efforts to support the nation’s recovery efforts and rebuild infrastructure and environments to be safer and more resilient. Offering a full range of capabilities, the team combines the depth and breadth of Michael Baker’s engineering, construction management, and consulting expertise with Tidal Basin’s full life cycle emergency management offerings, including preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery program management services.

News Release: Michael Baker International Acquires Tidal Basin


DATAMARK Technologies provides a new era of 9-1-1 and redefines interoperability for the public safety industry. The company combines DATAMARK, Michael Baker’s public safety division known for best-in-class geographic information systems (GIS) data management and software solutions, with DDTI, a top-tier Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) location services provider.

This strategic union heralds a new era of 9-1-1 and redefines geospatial data management for the public safety industry. DATAMARK Technologies offers a fully integrated solution that empowers public safety agencies to manage, maintain and leverage GIS data to the highest industry standards. The unified approach breaks down barriers of data silos to improve call routing accuracy, offer seamless discrepancy resolution and provide unwavering location fidelity for call takers with enhanced interoperability. 

News Release: Michael Baker International, LLC Acquires Digital Data Technologies, Inc., Launches DATAMARK Technologies



Akela A Michael Baker Company International

Akela Engineering and Consulting is a full-service mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP)+ engineering firm that provides premier building engineering solutions. Akela's expertise includes heating and cooling, electrical systems, security and lighting design. The company also offers a wide range of decarbonization, strategic planning, building optimization, energy resilience and emerging technology solutions.

Akela was established in 2022 as a result of the successful merger of two leading Southern California MEP engineering firms, Michael Wall Engineering and DEC Engineers. These firms were renowned for their cutting-edge expertise in MEP engineering and consulting services.

Akela partners with Michael Baker’s Sustainable and Resilient Solutions (SRS) group to offer clients holistic, smart and resilient building solutions across market sectors. SRS services include architecture, structural engineering, telecommunications, cybersecurity and fire protection. Through their combined capabilities, Akela and Michael Baker partner with clients to achieve the highest levels of building design, comfort, safety and energy efficiency.

News Release: Michael Baker International introduces Sustainable and Resilient Solutions