Leadership Team

With decades of experience building complex, rigorous, technically advanced facilities and structures, our team has the expertise, resources and capabilities needed to produce any construction project. Meet our core leadership team.

Marty Brodnax

President

Marty oversees the strategic vision, planning, and implementation of Baker’s industrial business line along the gulf coast, including the refining, petro-chem, power, and supporting services marketplace.

Since 1994, Marty has held a variety of leadership positions within the industrial construction market, spanning the areas of operations, project estimation, project management, and business unit leader, focused primarily on the energy sector of industrial construction.

Over the course of his career, Marty has received many certifications and been part of nationally recognized project teams. Marty holds a B.S. in Construction Management and an Executive MBA from Louisiana State University. He currently serves on the Board of multiple non-profit organizations, and enjoys his time away from work with his wife Cheryl, and two boys Jack and Max.

brodnaxm@bakergci.com / 225.465.5501

Joey Goscha

Vice President of Operations

Joey Goscha’s primary focus at Baker GCI is to lead project managers and handle daily processes related to administration, business development, estimating and scheduling. He works directly with construction managers to build and set up project teams and crews and is known for producing safe, quality filled jobs in a timely manner.

Joey joined Baker in 2019, but he’s been working in the construction industry since 1995 with the majority of his career in the oil and gas industrial sector. He started his career in survey and has held positions including superintendent, site manager, project manager, site director and operations manager.

goschaj@bakergci.com / 225.465.5502

Wayne Litton

Vice President of Estimating

Wayne Litton has been in construction since 2006, filling the roles of estimator and estimating manager in the office, as well as serving as an onsite estimating manager and area project manager on job sites. These dual roles have given him a unique understanding of how to align business operations with the onsite challenges faced by our teams and our clients and its given him the experience to lead the estimating team at Baker Gulf Coast Industrial Group to success.

A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, Wayne holds a bachelor’s degree in business management. After graduation, he spent two years on active duty status with the Louisiana Army National Guard at the Camp Cook Leadership Academy and abroad in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He and his wife, Natalie, along with daughters Eleanore and Audrey call Geismar, Louisiana home. They are excited for Baker to be here providing opportunity and investment in the Gulf Coast region.

littonw@bakergci.com / 225.465.5504

Charlie Granata

Vice President of Construction

People are our greatest assets. The ability to develop strong leaders in the field is critical to success of any project. I am dedicated to using my time, experience, and resources to developing and mentoring a strong workforce of Civil Construction Warriors with the goal of maintaining and leading a team who are unrivaled in their field to successfully deliver your project safely, on time, within budget, and with a high standard of quality.

granatac@bakergci.com / 225.465.5503

Ryan Galiano

Personnel Manager

With 22 years of experience as a recruiter and personnel manager, and 17 of those in the civil industrial market, Ryan Galiano brings a proven strategy for helping employers in the oil and gas industry open doors to better ways of providing quality, safe work practices and creating systems for employees to be directly recognized.

Known for his proactive approach to communication, Ryan has helped build core teams of high performers, where every member can take pride in what’s accomplished together. At Baker GCI, Ryan is working to instill our spirit of accountability and teamwork across our workforce, taking it to the next level to inspire our co-workers for years to come.

Born and raised in Laplace, Louisiana, Ryan graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor’s degree in business management. Married and the father of two sons, he has a burning desire to give back to the industry after experiencing all it has provided to him.

galianor@bakergci.com / 225.465.5505

Austin Daggett

Senior Estimator

Austin Daggett joined the Baker family in 2019 to help grow our industrial concrete construction capacity in the Gulf Coast region. As our senior estimator he is responsible for preconstruction planning, cost evaluation and execution innovation for prospective projects.

Austin brings seven years of concrete construction experience to the Baker team. He began in the business as a carpenter helper while working on his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management at McNeese State University. After graduation, he began his estimating career as a project cost engineer, providing onsite estimates and planning strategies for a large industrial project.

Austin and his wife Andrea live with their two children in Prairieville, Louisiana.

daggetta@bakergci.com / 225.465.5507

Logan Zeferjahn

Director of Safety

Logan Zeferjahn is responsible for managing the safety, risk and compliance associated with projects and company operations at Baker GCI, as well as planning, directing and implementing our safety program promoting an incident and injury free work environment.

Originally from Kansas, Logan traveled to the Gulf Coast area to pursue a career in industrial construction. He joined the Baker family with 13 years of experience in the environment, health and safety field, and he holds the Board of Certified Safety Professionals designation of Safety Management Specialist (SMS). He’s also a member of the Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals.

zeferjahnl@bakergci.com / 225.465.5506

Lance Arvel

Business Development Manager

Lance Arvel brings two decades of experience spanning multiple markets and regions of the U.S. construction industry to his role leading the business development and marketing departments for BGCI. An active industrial leader, Lance serves on many organization committees, primarily within the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Pelican and National Chapters, where his service was honored when he was named the ABC National Young Professional of the year for 2018.

arvell@bakergci.com / 225.465.5506

Oscar Giron

Project Manager

In his role as a project manager at Baker GCI, Oscar Giron fosters an environment of teamwork, ensuring that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing performance, maintaining schedules and fostering great morale. With strong communication and client service skills Oscar has made a mark at Baker and helped to shape our management philosophy.

Oscar has over seven years of experience overseeing all phases of multi-million-dollar construction projects. Responsible for total project management including controlling budgets, negotiating subcontracts, cost and billings, projections and providing day to day communication with project teams, Oscar ensures jobs remain on schedule and within budget.

Oscar began his career as field labor employee and has served many roles since: cost engineer, planner and scheduler, project control, assistant project manager, and project manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Louisiana State University.

Outside of work Oscar enjoys getting outdoors and traveling with his wife and daughter.

girono@bakergci.com / 225.465.5509

COMMITMENT

We commit to providing a safe and healthful environment for ourselves and those around us. Each of our Baker Co-workers have the authority and the responsibility to stop work if an unsafe act or condition is present as we are all committed to contributing to an Incident and Injury Free workplace.