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Lorna Parkins, Rising Star at Baker!

Lorna Parkins,Lorna Parkins AICP, and WTS Central Virginia Immediate Past President, was appointed Assistant Vice President in the Transportation Planning Group of Michael Baker Jr., Inc. a unit of Michael Baker Corp. Parkins manages the Planning Department in the Richmond office and is Baker's technical service manager for planning.

"Lorna has been with Baker since 1998 and has consistently been a high-performing professional who goes well beyond her job description to make the company function more efficiently and to promote Baker's name throughout the industry," said Paul Prideaux, Baker's Vice President for Transportation.

Parkins specializes in the relationships between transportation, land use and economic development and has managed a variety of projects varying in size, up to $5 million in contract value. 

Parkins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Planning/Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota.




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