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Bake Baker

Executive Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Bake joined McGough in 2004 and is responsible for developing and enhancing McGough’s preconstruction services. He has over 35 years of architectural experience, including numerous years as a Principal with HGA Architects in Minneapolis. His primary responsibilities include assembling and providing project direction and leadership for design and consultant teams on McGough’s development projects. He also manages the preconstruction services for McGough’s construction projects including the virtual modeling, MEP coordination and sustainability teams. Bake has developed industry leading project coordination practices and processes that ensure successful early planning results. This is especially true for complex project teaming arrangements that may include international, national and/or regional designers, engineers and consultants. Bake is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BA in American History and also received a Masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver. Bake serves on the board for the Upper Midwest Chapter of Design Build Institute of America and also serves on the advisory committee for the Urban Land Institute.


 Bake Baker

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Our people drive our company’s success. From the Irish McGoughs of the 1800s to the McGoughs of today and countless loyal, experienced, dedicated and expert team members over the years, our remarkable people have built a tradition of outstanding craftsmanship, exceptional outcomes and constantly evolving standards. Learn more about McGough’s legacy of excellence and how it drives our innovation today.