zumBrunnen goes under a complete rebrand which included a logo update, and a new website launch.
After 30 successful years of John & Susan zumBrunnen serving the zumBrunnen clients, they sold the firm to Rob Milam.
Doug McMillan is named President of zumBrunnen.
Survived another recession by focusing on Reserve Studies.
Developed zNet – a system to deliver reports to our clients via an electronic portal.
Developed Project Management training manual for QC and expanded reporting formats.
Expanded the business to provide capital reserve studies for large multi-building campuses, and registered the FacilityForecast® software.
Shifted our focus to the budding growth of senior living communities and became known as the leader in this industry for providing the highest quality reports.
Added 4 additional engineers to the growing zumBrunnen team.
We acquired our first client with a master contract for multiple services.
As business continued to grow, we moved into an office space and hired a full-time administrative assistant.
Our business grew rapidly enough to add the first consulting engineer to the team.
Incorporated zumBrunnen Inc. as a one-man show focused on retail and multi-family (during the savings and loan crash).
32+ years of successful projects
For 32+ years, zumBrunnen has been delivering expert
commercial construction expertise to clients across the US.
what we do
At zumBrunnen, we leverage our experience and expertise to control quality and mitigate risks during acquisition, development, and ongoing operation. We minimize surprises for our clients with expert, objective analysis.
Smart facilities planning is critical for businesses in all types of industries, and zumBrunnen is proud to assist a wide variety of clients all across the country and internationally too.
why choose us
People, experience, and processes. Our team is made up of the most experienced and talented construction experts in the industry. We use industry-leading systems, technology, and relationships to achieve our clients’ goals on every project.
Dan began his career in 1982 with a large international construction company and has been Senior Project Manager with zumBrunnen since 2001. He received his B.A. Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. Dan has significant experience as a Senior Project Manager on large projects, with a single project worth approximately $200 million.
Patrick began his career in construction management and project engineering in 1992 and joined zumBrunnen in 2005. He is a former Project Manager with Skanska USA and Project Engineer with Walbridge-Aldinger. Patrick is an Associate Member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and has his B.S. Degree in Building Construction from Auburn University.
Richard has 40+ years of experience in structural engineering, and construction management for the commercial, industrial, municipal, and government fields including satellite launch complexes, nuclear power plants, and state highway projects. He joined zumBrunnen in 2008 and has his B.S. in Engineering from the University of South Florida. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Georgia and Florida, and Certified Special Threshold Inspector in Florida, and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
- Certified EIFS Inspector – Certificate #1104111.
James began his career in 1999 and has vast experience in senior living, medical, industrial, retail and residential markets. He joined zumBrunnen in 2019 and received his B.S. in Soil Science from the University of Tennessee.
- MSP in Urban Planning – University of Tennessee
- ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate
- OSHA 30-Hour Construction Training Certificate
- OSHA 10-Hour Safety Training Certificate
- AGC Estimator Training Certificate
Amy joined the zumBrunnen team in 2005 and has overseen all internal zumBrunnen operations since 2019.
Nina joined the zumBrunnen in 2018 as our Project Administrator.