How We Got Here

  • 2004

    The Beginning

    Baker Engineering & Consulting launched as a small woman-owned business with a focus on structural engineering for historic, marine and municipal projects.

  • 2005


    Baker Klein Engineering formed when our CEO, Tamara Baker, joined forces with a partner, expanding service lines to include construction management and civil engineering.

  • 2011


    Baker Klein Engineering became an 8(a) Certified company.

  • 2014

    Longhorn State

    The firm expanded and opened an office in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas.

  • 2015

    Service Addition

    Baker Klein Engineering acquired DB Civil Works, adding civil engineering for land development projects as a service line, and was ranked among the Fastest Growing Engineering Companies in the Jacksonville Business Journal.

  • 2016

    Top Ranking

    Baker Klein Engineering was ranked #1 on the Florida Fast 100 list, and #7 on the Jacksonville Business Journal’s List of Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies.

  • 2018


    After an agreed-upon buyout, Tamara Baker launched Baker Design Build, a civil and structural engineering and construction company with a focus on federal, commercial, municipal and transportation markets, and a strategy to grow market share and service lines in the Southeast.

  • 2018


    Baker Design Build’s historic restoration project in the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District in Atlanta, GA, won an ABC Excellence in Construction Award.

  • 2019

    STEP Silver Certification

    Baker Design Build became STEP Silver Certified under the Associated Builders and Contractors Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP)