National architecture, engineering and planning firm Bergmann has promoted Kimberly Baptiste, AICP, to the role of vice president, Northeast Buildings. In her 14 years with Bergmann, Baptiste has held a series of progressively responsible positions, most recently serving as Government Practice Leader in the Northeast Buildings Group.
In her new position, Baptiste will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation, market growth and expansion, mentoring staff, business development and strategic teaming, managing clients, and financial oversight and management. The Northeast Buildings Group includes 11 disciplines—architecture, interior design, mechanical, electrical, structural and civil engineering, urban planning, landscape architecture, GIS and environmental—within six core practice areas including science, technology and industry, commercial, government, energy and environment, energy conservation and education.
“Kimberly brings a wealth of experience to the team, highlighted by strong, well-established relationships with clients and colleagues,” said Andrew Raus, AICP, senior vice president, Bergmann. “Anyone who has worked with Kimberly knows she is collaborative, organized and entrepreneurial – all characteristics of a strong leader for the Northeast Buildings Group. I am very proud to see an internal candidate rise to the challenge of this position and thank Kimberly for her hard work over the past 14 years at Bergmann.”
Baptiste was selected following an extensive national search.
“I’m humbled and honored to be named to this position,” said Baptiste. “I’m excited to help take the Northeast Buildings Group to the next level by continuing to drive excellence and results for our clients and professional growth and development for our team.”
Baptiste’s portfolio includes multi-disciplinary project work across New York and Pennsylvania. Recent projects include ROC the Riverway, multiple Downtown Revitalization Initiatives, the Broome County Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, Inner Loop North Transformation Study and a waterfront revitalization plan for the City of Syracuse.
For more than four decades, Bergmann architects, engineers and planners have been delivering results to clients across the United States and Canada. This team of more than 450 professionals spans the Northeast, Midwest, and Atlantic regions. Bergmann develops connections with partners and communities to create dynamic, creative solutions that will stand the test of time, while promoting environmental and functional sustainability. Projects in the Bergmann portfolio range from signature buildings and commercial developments to critical transportation infrastructure and community planning.