SEATTLE – March 8, 2018 – Cumming, an international construction consultancy, announced that it has hired seasoned industry leader, Noel Whorton to help grow the firm’s presence and capabilities throughout the Pacific Northwest. Joining Cumming’s Seattle-based team as a Managing Director, the firm will leverage Whorton’s leadership and extensive cost management experience to help drive its strategic growth initiatives.

Whorton brings a wealth of local experience and expertise to the Pacific Northwest team and will focus on assignments within the healthcare, civic, sports, science, commercial, and education sectors. Whorton joins Cumming after spending the last 20 years at NBBJ, a global architecture, planning and design firm based in Seattle. While at NBBJ, he led the firm’s cost consulting group which was involved with an extensive list of projects, from small tenant improvements to billion-dollar ventures.

“We could not be more pleased to have Noel join our team and help drive our growth initiatives in Seattle,” said Mike Jensen, Chief Operating Officer at Cumming. “His experience will be a huge asset to our clients as we continue to expand throughout the Northwest region by providing unmatched construction consulting services.”

Experts in construction project and cost management services, Cumming has assembled a diverse portfolio that includes an array of work in the healthcare, education, commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, and high-end residential sectors. The firm has more than 400 assignments underway at any given time, and has worked on projects worldwide with a collective value exceeding $150 billion.

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Cumming is an international project and cost management firm with 26 domestic and six international offices. Since opening for business in 1996, Cumming has provided efficient and cost-effective solutions to ensure that projects in the commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, education, healthcare, and high-end residential sectors are executed on time and within budget. Cumming provides a solutions-oriented suite of services that specifically addresses its clients’ unique challenges, thus enabling them to achieve extraordinary results. For more information, please visit

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