John Baker Joins LAN as Vice President after Distinguished Military Career (Source: Civil + Structural Engineer)

Oct 17, 2022

By Civil + Structural Engineer Staff

John Baker, PE has joined planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) as Senior Program Manager and Vice President of Infrastructure. In his new role, Baker will oversee public sector infrastructure projects.

Baker comes to LAN with a storied military career. A recipient of three bronze stars for heroic and meritorious service in combat zones, he was most recently a Colonel in the U.S. Army, with more than 25 years of military service. As a leader in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he successfully helmed multiple billion-dollar infrastructure programs. At LAN, he will be responsible for federal government, state, and local projects and be based in the San Antonio office.

Steve Gilbreath, LAN Vice President and Business Group Leader, says, “John is a great addition to our company. With his outstanding credentials, he will help advance our water resources supply and federal practices. Across the state, he will be actively involved in business development and strategic planning for our infrastructure initiatives with public and private organizations. As the lead on designated infrastructure projects, he’ll help us deliver sustainable solutions for communities. He will definitely add depth to our strong team.”

“As part of our leadership team, John will also be able to mentor newer engineers. They are learning from the best,” adds Gilbreath.