Key Staff














Cary B. Baker, Managing Principal & Co-Founder

Cary's technical, creative and managerial experience spans over 38 years, both here and abroad.  Over the years, his work has been profiled in many prestigious journals and magazines.  Cary has consulted in both the domestic and international markets, where his combined strengths in architecture, construction and management have produced award-winning results for numerous prominent organizations. 

He has written business plans and proformas for investors in the early planning stages of major real estate developments, valued well in excess of one billion dollars.  Cary has managed the design and construction process of major high-rise projects, medical institutions, courthouses, major port projects, rail transit facilities, airline terminals, automated pharmacies, clinical laboratories, educational facilities, high-rise hotels, theme parks and regional malls, to name a few.

Cary earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University Northridge.  He went on to achieve a Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California, and is currently finishing a Master of Business Administration at Pepperdine University. 


Maxyne Lam, Managing Principal & Co-Founder

With nearly 16 years of construction experience and as the President of Baker Design & Construction Management, Inc., Maxyne directs the Management, Corporate Policy and Operations of all day-to-day and long term activities of the Company.  Among her many responsibilities, she oversees marketing, sales, finance, business development and staffing issues.  When necessary, she also provides critical input on cost estimating and takeoffs derived from client working drawings and specifications. Among her core competencies is her ability to provide specific insight on code compliancy issues and QA / QC in the field.

As a former inspector for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Maxyne has spent nearly seven years performing field inspections for the construction of new food service facilities, providing guidance to general contractors and enforcing code compliance for one of the strictest municipalities in the nation.

Prior to working in the field, she performed plan check reviews, as a Senior Plan Checker on a broad range of food service facility project types including; hospitality, manufacturing, wholesale and retail.

Maxyne graduated from the California State University, Northridge with her undergraduate and post-graduate degree in Environmental Occupational Health.


Brian Williams

Brian brings over 35 years of architectural and construction experience to BDCM.  His impressive resume includes work on many prominent public works landmarks, both here and abroad.  Some of these projects include airports, colleges, medical institutions, high-rise complexes, museums, libraries, hotels, high-speed monorail transit systems and more.

Brian is a resident expert in architectural design, code interpretation and engineering management.   In the field, as a senior level CM, his expertise is unparalleled. 

He holds both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in architecture and is a licensed architect as well as a licensed general contractor.


David Friedman

David has over 35 years of experience as a licensed architect and general contractor having spent much of that time in real estate development.  Over the years he has personally managed the design and construction of numerous commercial projects, including medical institutions and office buildings. 

David has been a key investor in many of his real estate development undertakings and has an owner’s awareness when it comes to the practicality of design and implementation.  Apart from being a consummate designer, David is an invaluable CM expert with an eye for detail.


Will Tinsley

Will has over 18 years experience in the construction industry.  He has managed field operations as lead CM on numerous high profile projects throughout southern California.  Will is also a licensed electrical contractor who is an invaluable resource on projects with special emphasis on electrical systems, such as medical institutions, aerospace laboratories and airport facilities, etc.


Robert C. Gibbons

Bob brings over 30 years of construction experience to our organization.  Originally from the UK, Bob is a seasoned professional whose extensive experience includes the construction of Medical Facilities, Hospitality, High-rise, Educational Facilities, Museums, Casinos, Power Plants, Refineries and more.  He has a strong background in large-scale Mechanical installations having supervised the construction of numerous high profile installations for both private and public works entities.  Bob is a licensed general contractor and holds an Engineering Technology degree from a London institute.

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