Philadelphia (December 13, 2013) - Michael Baker Jr., Inc. (Baker), an engineering unit of Michael Baker International, LLC, announced that Edward La Guardia, P.E., has joined Baker as chief engineer of the Company’s Rail and Transit Practice. La Guardia, a 34-year seasoned professional in the railroad industry, brings extensive senior level experience and leadership in operations, engineering and construction management.
Previously, La Guardia managed the engineering, construction and operating maintenance of the physical plant for all modes for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). He is involved with a number of industry associations including APTA, AREMA and TRB, and serves on various committees with these groups including as Chair of APTA’s Elevator Escalator Consortium and the APTA Elevator Escalator Technical Forum.
“We are very pleased to welcome Ed to the Rail and Transit team,” said Baker’s David C. Wilcock, P.E., vice president and national practice leader for the Company’s Rail and Transit Practice. “Considering his significant experience at multiple levels of the industry, we’re fortunate to have him assist in our many current design and construction assignments, and we look forward to making great inroads with new clients and extending our service to our highly valued existing clients.”
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Michael Baker International, LLC (Baker), is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. With more than 5,000 employees in offices across the United States and internationally, Baker is consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record among the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. design firms. Baker’s Engineering and Development division provides planning, architecture, engineering, construction services, asset management and asset renewal for a broad range of infrastructure in both the private and public sectors. Baker’s Technology and Intelligence division provides human intelligence operational support, analysis and training, management consulting and competitive intelligence, emerging technologies consulting, software and application development, and enterprise solutions to meet our clients’ most important mission objectives across the broad spectrum of counterterrorism, threat finance, cyber security and network operations and other priority missions. Learn more at www.mbakerintl.com.