Michael Baker promotes Sepulveda to VP of Rail for Western Region

Written by Railway Age Staff
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Global engineering firm Michael Baker International announced that Don Sepulveda has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy National Market Lead in the Railroad and Transit Practice for the firm’s West region. Sepulveda will oversee Michael Baker’s railroad and transit operations, leading business and strategic development.


Based in Michael Baker’s Los Angeles office, Mr. Sepulveda will serve as the main relationship manager for potential Class 1 railroads, transit authority clients and state Department of Transportation Multimodal Divisions. He will help to grow the business, while developing and managing client strategies, fostering team opportunities, and leading strategic partnerships.

Sepulveda reports to Bonnie Shepherd, Chief Practice Officer at Michael Baker.

Sepulveda joined Michael Baker in 2016 as Vice President, Rail and Transit Practice Lead in the firm’s West region and helped to expand the company’s transportation and rail presence in a market with multi-billion-dollar rail project growth potential. Prior to that, he served as Executive Officer of Regional Rail for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for five years. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in California and a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).



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