PITTSBURGH – July 25, 2012Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), announces the following appointments:
||-- Sam Darghous, P.E., to vice president and Customs and Border Protection market national director. In this role, he is responsible for the overall financials and development of the growing portfolio in the Homeland Security market. Darghous has over 20 years of civil engineering and project and program management experience supporting federal projects. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University. |
||-- Andrea Ryon, P.E., PMP, CFM, D.WRE, to vice president and regional manager of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (C&EE) practice. In this role, she is responsible for C&EE operations from Maryland to Georgia. Ryon has over 20 years of water resources engineering and program/project management experience supporting federal, state, private and local clients. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Duke University and a Master’s Degree in Water Resources Engineering from Stanford University. |
||-- Jeffrey L. Sparrow, P.E., CFM, to vice president and FEMA market national director. In this role, he is responsible for the overall financials and development goals for FEMA. Sparrow has over 22 years of water resources engineering and project/program management experience supporting federal, state and local projects. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering Technology, a minor in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware, and a Master’s of Business Administration from George Mason University. |
“Sam, Andrea and Jeff have been responsible for leading some of Baker’s most successful and growing programs in the federal market. These promotions are well deserved and position them and Baker to guide the next genesis of operational development,” said John Kurgan, chief operating officer.
Michael Baker Corporation (http://www.mbakercorp.com/) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients’ most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.
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