Michael Baker International was founded in May 1940 when Michael Baker, Jr. opened his engineering and consulting firm in Rochester, Pennsylvania. The core of our company remains unchanged since that day: We Make a Difference for our clients, our colleagues and our communities. Each anniversary of our founding month provides the opportunity for us to reflect on the past and look to the future.
In the 82 years since Michael Baker, Jr. secured his first $25 surveying job, we have built a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity as we work to make the communities that we serve safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous. Our colleagues have worked on iconic infrastructure that has improved quality of life from coast-to-coast and around the world.
Our industry and company continue to evolve, and we remain steadfastly committed to our firm’s mission: To Make a Difference.
As we look to the future, we are Reimagining Michael Baker to better position the company for accelerated growth and broaden our capabilities, services and solutions over the next five years to execute our vision of evolving to become a full-service engineering and consulting firm. We are boldly moving forward with the goal of serving our clients with expanded offerings, harnessing technology that differentiates the solutions we deliver and providing additional personal and professional growth opportunities for our employees, while continuing to reinvest in new training and incentive compensation.
I hope you will join us as we celebrate our company’s rich history, iconic projects and unparalleled colleagues throughout May in honor of our Founding Month. Together, We Make a Difference.