Steve Baldridge, PE, SE, LEED AP


Steve is president of BASE, a company he founded in 1995 after over a decade of experience as a structural engineer at other firms. Steve leads BASE’s pursuit of innovation and practical approaches to making buildings stronger, safer, and more cost-efficient. He is actively involved with civic and professional organizations, embracing the latest technologies while showing interest, concern and leadership for all aspects of the design and construction industry.

Steve was born and raised in the South Side of Chicago. An avid long distance swimmer and runner, he once did three marathons in less than six months (Chicago, Honolulu, and Boston) and even swam the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race in Istanbul, Turkey, with a broken left arm!