Baker has more than 20 years of experience leading transportation projects and programs for major infrastructure clients. His areas of expertise include program and project management, transportation engineering, tollway design and operations, quality management, and business development.
During his career, Baker has worked with multiple counties and major transportation authorities throughout Texas. He served as a design manager for the Harris County Toll Road Authority, supervising more than 20 consultant contracts and $250 million worth of expansion to the existing system. In addition, as project manager, he led the design team for the construction of Westpark Tollway / Grand Parkway (SH99) interchange for Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority.
“James Baker’s broad range of projects and extensive client relationships will be instrumental in ensuring LAN’s leadership in transportation,” said LAN president Dennis Petersen. “We’re very pleased to have James on board to continue our commitment to solving transportation challenges in the Houston region.”