Michael Baker International Promotes Rick Robyak, P.E., to SVP and Office Executive
Pittsburgh – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that Rick Robyak, P.E., has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Office Executive in the firm’s Moon Township, Pa., office. This position was created to further drive the firm’s strategic growth in the region, and increase client engagement through the delivery of projects that incorporate the most relevant industry innovations. Mr. Robyak will report to H. Daniel Cessna, P.E., Senior Vice President and Pennsylvania Headquarters Regional Director, and will be based in the Moon Township office.
“Rick’s leadership capabilities, combined with his expertise developing and executing strategic plans and managing client projects, make him the perfect choice for the position of Office Executive,” said Mr. Cessna. “I look forward to collaborating with him and leveraging the firm’s breadth of expertise and capabilities for clients as evidence of the ways We Make a Difference in this region.”
Mr. Robyak brings 29 years of industry experience to his new role. As Office Executive, he will oversee and manage enterprise-wide office capabilities, and will provide leadership and management related to practices, finances, office administration, production and projects and business development. He also will provide direction to grow new markets and clients and will integrate and broaden the capabilities of the office.
Mr. Robyak began his career with Michael Baker as a Project Manager in the Princeton, New Jersey office. Most recently, he served as the Interim Pennsylvania Headquarters Regional Director, where he oversaw all operations and functions of the firm’s Allentown, Fort Washington, Harrisburg, Middletown, Moon Township and Philadelphia offices. He also served as Vice President, Surface Transportation, where he developed and executed strategic growth plans, led large projects via Capture Planning and served as the Interim Office Executive in Orlando, Florida.
As Vice President, Rail and Transit, Mr. Robyak served as the client manager for PennDOT’s Bureau of Public Transportation. He also led the growth of the Harrisburg office from $8 million to $25 million in revenue, and achieved all operating profit targets in his roles as Assistant Vice President, Vice President, and Office Executive for the Harrisburg, Pa., office.
Mr. Robyak is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and previously served on the Penn State, Harrisburg, Civil Engineering Advisory Board.
He earned both a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, in State College, Pa.
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.