New Leadership Strengthens Michael Baker International’s Commitment to Growth and Client Service in the Fast-Growing Orlando Region

Jeff Messenger to Lead Area Business Operations as New Office Executive

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: August 11, 2016

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today named Jeff Messenger, P.E.,  as office executive for the company’s Lake Mary/Orlando office, which serves as the base of operations for a growing team of experts in engineering, design and planning. 

Messenger will focus on growing existing relationships with clients through consistent, superior service across all project stages and will drive regional business growth and development.  He will focus on promoting Michael Baker’s services in transportation engineering and planning to better meet the needs of central Florida clients, including Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Turnpike and local municipalities. 

The Orlando area is part of Florida’s 5th congressional district, one of the fastest growing areas of the state. Within this district are nine counties, nearly 9,000 square miles, and nearly 4,000,000 residents. It also hosts five transit authorities, five rail lines, one deep-water port, and more than 150 public and private airports.

“We have seen consistent growth in the Orlando transportation industry, and with it, an opportunity to reaffirm our company’s expertise to provide services that will ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently,” said Drew Roark, transportation market lead in Florida. “Jeff is a well-respected professional with a history of delivering quality work. I have no doubt he will play a major role in solving complex challenges for our clients and continue to ensure that ‘We Make a Difference’ in the communities we serve.”

Messenger brings to Michael Baker more than 20 years of engineering and construction experience in the transportation industry with a heavy focus on roadway projects. Previously, he served as office manager/business unit leader at Moffatt & Nichol, Inc., and as project manager at HNTB. Messenger is a registered engineer in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, which include planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life-cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients.  Michael Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in more than 90 locations across the U.S. and internationally. To learn more, visit www.mbakerintl.com. 

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Contact: Justin Falce