About our President & CEO
 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
 
Professional Civil Engineer
Louisiana
Alabama
Texas
Mississippi
Arkansas
Georgia
Florida
North Dakota
Montana
 
Professional Environmental Engineer
Louisiana
 
Professional Land Surveyor
Louisiana
 
EDUCATION
  • Louisiana Tech University, 1986 B.S. Civil Engineering

EXPERIENCE

31 years of experience with T. Baker Smith in civil and environmental engineering & science; land, near-shore, & offshore surveying; and project management in:

  • Pipeline new-build and integrity management;
  • Oil and gas E&P;
  • Industrial facilities;
  • Land development; and
  • Public works.

Worked throughout the firm from field hand to CEO.

President and CEO since 2001.
 
AWARDS
  • Louisiana Tech Civil Engineering Distinguished Alumnus, 2012
  • ACEC College of Fellows, Community Service Award, 2006
  • PSMJ Best A/E/C Employer Award, 2012
  • LSU Fastest Growing Tiger Business Award, 2012

KENNETH Wm. SMITH, P.E., P.L.S.

President and CEO
kenneth.smith@tbsmith.com
T. BAKER SMITH, LLC
P.O. Box 2266
Houma, LA 70361-2266
412 South Van Avenue (70363)
Tel: 985.868.1050
Fax: 985.868.5843

 

PRESIDENT AND CEO

  • Maintains hands-on involvement in day-to-day operations of the firm.
  • Acts as Executive Officer for all long range strategic planning.
  • Consults on environmental, engineering, land surveying, near-shore surveying, offshore surveying, urban planning, and project management services.
  • Empowers and supports all vice presidents, principals, and project managers in providing superior integrated professional solutions to clients.
  • Supervises and directs development of key business guidelines Corporate Culture, Integrated Business Model, and Matrix Organizational Systems to provide solutions to our clients, integrate our resources, and educate our associates on their vested interest in TBS.
  • Believes in open-door policy, empowerment, growth, and development.
  • Supports education, community outreach, and leadership involvement.

LEGISLATIVE AND EXPERT WITNESS

  • Advocates for coastal protection and restoration, including testifying before the U.S. Congress and state and local jurisdictions on coastal issues.
  • Supports and advocates for improvement of healthcare, economic development, and the communities in which TBS works.
  • Testified as an expert witness in multiple courts concerning various environmental, engineering, and surveying disputes.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (Louisiana PAC Chairman)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • National Society of American Military Engineers
  • Louisiana Engineering Society (Past President) ; Bayou Chapter LES (Past President)
  • National Society of Professional Surveyors
  • Louisiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors
  • American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
  • Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (Past Board Member)
  • Council for a Better Louisiana
  • Southern Gas Association
  • Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association
  • Louisiana Pipeliners Association (Past President)
  • Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (Board Member)
  • Pipeliners Association of Houston
  • Western Dredging Association

CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Louisiana Tech Engineering and Science Foundation, Board of Directors
  • ACEC / The Brookings Institution, Senior Executive Institute Leadership Program
  • Young Presidents Organization (YPO)
  • Leadership Louisiana and Terrebonne Alumni
  • Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
  • Houma Downtown Development Corporation
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce (Past Chairman)
  • South Central Industrial Association (Past President)
  • Terrebonne Economic Development Authority
  • Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence
  • Restore or Retreat
  • Blueprint Louisiana
  • Nicholls State University College of Business Executive Advisory Board
  • Business First Bank (Board Member and Bayou Loan Committee)
  • South Louisiana Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Committee of 100 for Economic Development

   

 

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