Denver (March 6, 2018) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that Jeffery R. Kullman, P.E., has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Regional Director for the firm’s Mountain Region. Mr. Kullman will be based in Michael Baker’s Denver office and will report to Dale R. Spaulding, P.E., Chief Operating Officer.
In this role, Mr. Kullman will provide leadership, support and vision to the Mountain Region and will oversee the engineering business, marketing and financial operations of the firm’s Denver; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Salt Lake City; and Anchorage, Alaska operations. He also will be responsible for driving best practices to grow and expand work and market opportunities throughout the region to broaden the existing client base.
“Michael Baker is firmly committed to solving the challenges the region faces due to its aging infrastructure,” said Mr. Spaulding. “Our Mountain Region has tremendous growth potential as our Water, Transportation and Design-Build practices, among others, are well-positioned to leverage innovative techniques and new technologies that will expand our footprint in the region and shape the future infrastructure to better meet the needs of the surrounding communities.”
As a diverse professional with proven success in both the private and public sectors, Mr. Kullman brings more than 35 years of experience to his new role. Previously, he served as the Vice President and West Sector Manager, Department of Transportation business unit for Atkins. In this position, he exceeded the growth, revenue, margin, profit and cash management objectives established for his first year in the position. He delivered more than $50 million a year in revenue while maintaining excellent profit margins and cash management and he successfully collaborated on the delivery of the $550 million Nevada Department of Transportation Project Neon. Additionally, Mr. Kullman previously served as the Transportation Division Manager, Mountain Region for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) where he led a multi-discipline team of professionals to manage the transportation system in a nine-county region of central Colorado.
“I am honored to join Michael Baker in this regional leadership role,” said Mr. Kullman. “I look forward to collaborating with our local teams to contribute to the company’s Culture of Excellence by executing a strategic growth plan that diversifies our business and focuses on providing unparalleled client service.”
Mr. Kullman actively contributes to the transportation industry and statewide community by serving in various capacities in key business, trade, economic development and metropolitan planning organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado.
About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com