Nicholas P. Gross served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for International Operations of Michael Baker International, LLC. Mr. Gross's management responsibilities encompass all facets of the organization with the primary responsibility of providing operational leadership for over 4,000 international employees supporting operations that have spanned over 150 countries and six continents. Mr. Gross brings over 15 years of experience in international management, strategic development, and project execution. Mr. Gross served as the Chief Operating Officer at KS International since 2011 successfully leading the integration of operations of three separate companies, improving performance and bottom line profitability. Since joining our organization in 2005, Mr. Gross has also served as the Executive Vice President for Engineering and Professional Services and the Executive Vice President for Defense Programs. Previous to joining KSI, Mr. Gross was responsible for strategic planning for contingency emergency services for KBR, Inc. in the Middle East. Prior to that time, Mr. Gross worked in a variety of international management positions with DynCorp, KBR, and Northrop Grumman. Mr. Gross holds a B.S. in Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Troy University.