WBCM is pleased to announce that David L. Fox has been promoted to Vice President. “David has exemplified dedication to the firm’s values during his 22 years with WBCM. He recognizes the value of this position at WBCM and is committed to continue to serve the firm and his clients with professionalism and dedication. I am happy to congratulate and support him on his continued success” said Steve Burdette, Vice President, Architecture. Mr. Fox has had experience with State and Federal Governmental projects, performing work for the US Army, Department of the Navy, General Services Administration, US Postal Service, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Maryland Department of General Services, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Transit Administration, Maryland Aviation Administration, Baltimore City Public School System, and several local Maryland counties. Moreover, he was instrumental in obtaining WBCM’s new 10-year USPS contract for facilities throughout Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He has experience in programming, feasibility studies, building assessments, design, preparation of contract drawings and specifications, cost estimating, shop drawing review, and construction observation. Mr. Fox became a licensed architect in 1990 and is licensed in 10 states as well as Bermuda. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and the Royal Institute of British Architects (1984). Mr. Fox earned his LEED AP certification in 2002 and has held an Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) from the Center for Health Design since July 2013. In addition, Mr. Fox has served as a mentor and design critic for thesis project reviews for M. Arch at Morgan State University.
WBCM is pleased to announce that Deanna Schreiber, PE, has been promoted to Project Engineer in the Baltimore Bridge Department. Ms. Schreiber graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2013 and received her Master of Civil Engineering degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 2017. Ms. Schreiber’s expertise includes design, analysis, rehabilitation and inspection of various transportation structures. She has provided inspection services on more than 200 bridges and served as Team Leader on more than 130 inspections. “Over the last four years, Deanna has been an integral part of the growth in WBCM’s Bridge practice,” said Mike Izzo, PE, Senior Vice President. “Her experience in bridge design and inspection, as well as her leadership qualities, have made her an incredible asset to the group. She will continue to take on additional responsibilities as her role in Bridge continues to expand.” Ms. Schreiber is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Maryland Section where she serves as the younger Member Co-Chair. She is also a Mentor with the ACE Mentoring Program.
We are pleased to announce that Mike Izzo, PE, has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Mr. Izzo will assume leadership of the firm’s Maryland Transportation Division and continue to oversee WBCM’s Maryland Bridge Department. In this new role, he will be responsible for business development, strategic planning, operations, recruiting, and staff development for a team of more than 50 employees. Executive Vice President Joe O’Neil commented, “Mike possesses the skill set and leadership traits that make assuming this new role a natural progression in his career.” Mr. Izzo has 15 years of experience in management, design, rehabilitation, and inspection of transportation structures. Mr. Izzo graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore. Throughout his career, Mr. Izzo has served as the Contract Manager for multiple open-end bridge inspection and design contracts for the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration. He served as the Project Manager for the Maryland Transportation Authority’s facility-wide bridge rehabilitation program for the Fort McHenry Tunnel Facility and also led inspections for several signature structures including the Harry Nice Memorial Bridge, the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge, and the Fort McHenry Tunnel. He currently leads WBCM’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control Committee and has been involved in WBCM’s Mentoring Program. Mr. Izzo is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE). He is also very active in the American Council of Engineering Companies Maryland (ACEC/MD).
We are pleased to announce that Mike Baker has assumed the role of President of WBCM Construction Services (WBCM CS) effective January 1, 2019. He succeeds Lyle Aaby, LEED AP BD+C, who will remain as a senior adviser to the firm. Mr. Baker has 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He has overseen the completion of projects for many national and global corporations including Yara International, Lockheed Martin, Continental Building Products, McCormick, Unilever, Sun Products Corporation, Liberty Mutual, Diageo, and various government and military agencies. He also has extensive experience working with local entities such as Baltimore County, the Maryland Zoo, BGE, and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Mr. Baker graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2003 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structures. In 2019, he is expected to earn an MBA from the University of Baltimore. Mr. Baker joined WBCM CS in 2014 after 16 years with Whiting-Turner Contracting. Mr. Baker brings a unique perspective to WBCM CS having worked at all levels in the construction industry over the course of his career. Right out of high school, Mr. Baker began working as a union laborer, continuing to do so through the first few years of college. During college, Mr. Baker earned an opportunity to work for Whiting-Turner as part of their internship program. After graduating, Mr. Baker joined Whiting-Turner and worked his way up from Project Engineer to Project Manager before leaving Whiting-Turner to join WBCM CS as a Senior Project Manager. While having worked from coast to coast, Mr. Baker was born and raised in Baltimore. Although he aims to grow WBCM CS’s national reputation, he is thankful for the opportunity to work on local projects that enhance the city he calls home. “I believe with the utmost of confidence that WBCM Construction Services will continue to grow and diversify its capabilities and clientele under the leadership of Mike Baker. Mike’s successful efforts to partner with our design team and our valued clients over the years has developed a strong foundation to better serve current and future clients. The WBCM CS team of construction professionals has a proven track record and is dedicated to the success of both WBCM Construction Services and Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani. By working together, the future is extremely promising. Please join me in congratulating Mike on his new role of President.” Lyle Aaby, Executive Vice President
WBCM is pleased to announce that we have relocated our Virginia office. The move accommodates our expanding staff and provides a more contemporary and collaborative work environment in order to better serve our clients. The new address is 1900 Reston Metro Plaza, 6th Floor, Reston, VA 20190, which is conveniently located on the Metro Silver Line at the Wiehle-Reston East Station.