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Michael Baker International Strengthens Rail and Transit Team

Firm Announces promotions and new roles that support the growth of its Freight Rail services and align with unprecedented rail funding

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced a series of promotions and new roles that strengthen its Rail and Transit team and support the growth of its Freight Rail services. These leadership positions will provide support to Class I Railroads and other agencies requiring rail design services nationwide and align with the unprecedented rail funding across the country. Reporting to Kirsten Bowen, National Director ? Freight Rail Services, staffing updates include: Wendy Berrill, P.E., Director ? Railway and Civil Design; Lisa Hoekenga, P.E., S.E., Director ? Rail Bridges and Structures; Matt Kirby, P.E., M.L.E, M.ASCE, Director ? Rail Public Projects and Programs; and Adam Walkowiak, P.E., CCM, Director ? Rail Construction Services.

"Our nation's freight rail network spans nearly 140,000 miles and ensures a safe, cost-effective and efficient way to move bulk commodities, consumer goods and other products to their destinations," said Kirsten Bowen, National Director ? Freight Rail Services, at Michael Baker International. "Each of our colleagues in these new roles will strengthen our firm's services to Class I railroads by providing streamlined services and innovative solutions that optimize opportunities for success."

Additional details for each role include:

About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services spanning five distinct Verticals: Infrastructure, Design-Build Services, Federal Programs and Services, Consulting and Technology Solutions (CTS) and Sustainable and Resilient Solutions (SRS). The firm's Practices encompass all facets of infrastructure, including design and civil engineering for diverse bridge, highway, water, rail and transit and aviation projects, as well as planning, architecture, environmental and construction and program management. For more than 80 years, the company has been a trusted partner to clients, providing comprehensive services and solutions, delivering expertise and quality, and embracing emerging technologies and the latest innovations ? like intelligent transportation, engineered models and public safety software as a service (SaaS).

The firm's 3,900 employees across more than 85 office locations are committed to Making a Difference for clients and communities through a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement while Reimagining Michael Baker to become a full-service engineering and consulting firm over the next five years.

To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/.

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