Mendy J. Baird, SR/WA - Principal
Mendy Baird is a Principal for Sendero Acquisitions LP. She joined the company in 2006, and is directly involved in all projects with the Texas Department of Transportation. She is responsible for right of way acquisitions, relocation assistance, and project management, and oversees contract administration and project scheduling. Her responsibilities include solicitation, general corporate administration, and management, and assuring compliance with TxDOT’s policies and procedures. Ms. Baird performs negotiation services, condemnation and relocation services on TxDOT projects.
Prior to joining the Sendero Acquisitions LP team, Ms. Baird spent five years with the Texas Department of Transportation as a Right of Way Agent and Contract Specialist. Specializing in contract management, Ms. Baird administered a statewide contract program that included 31 individual contracts totaling approximately $57M for Right of Way Acquisition Professional Services; this work included 92 active work authorizations. She prepared, processed, and maintained work authorizations, supplemental agreements, standard invoices, payment logs, and project assignment sheets. Additionally, Ms. Baird audited payment invoices; reviewed compliance of minority participation; prepared cost analysis studies, financial reports, and fiscal encumbrance/expenditure reports; prepared contract level evaluations and contract close-outs; and maintained advanced databases. Ms. Baird provided guidance and interpretation to district staff and providers and negotiated contract fees and reasonableness terms, conditions, and services on work authorizations.
As a Title/Research Agent for Adams Engineering & Surveying for four years, Ms. Baird conducted land title research of public records in connection with land surveys. She conducted legal research on mortgage surveys, site plans, new subdivisions, flood studies, elevations, and topographical surveys.
Texas Tech University, BBA, Management
State of Texas Real Estate Salesperson License No. 551526
Notary Public of Texas
SR/WA, Senior Member, International Right of Way Association