Building Consulting Firm zumBrunnen, Inc. Adds James Dixson as Senior Project Manager

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The independent building consultants at zumBrunnen help all types of clients make smart business decisions about their buildings, grounds and facilities. They are pleased to announce the addition of James Dixson as a Senior Project Manager.

zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of James Dixson as a Senior Project Manager. Dixson brings over 20 years of diverse experience in the construction industry to the company.

Dixson is highly experienced in managing new construction and renovation projects. Over the years, he successfully managed multiple construction projects ranging in size from $1.2 million to $134 million. During his career, he has worked on a broad range of projects in the senior living, medical, industrial, retail and residential markets.

Prior to joining the zumBrunnen team in 2019, James served as the Director of Environmental Services for Southminster for six years. Before that, he was a Project Manager with Rodgers Builders for seven years. He has extensive experience in client and owner relations, staff oversight, subcontractor management, budgeting and cost control, bidding and estimating, change order management, site safety and OSHA compliance.

In his role as a Senior Project Manager with zumBrunnen, Dixson will work directly with clients across the country, providing them with detailed facility condition assessments, objective construction monitoring services and accurate forecasts of expenses for planning and budgeting purposes.

Dixson earned his Master of Science in Urban Planning and his Bachelor of Science in Soil Science from the University of Tennessee. He also holds a Healthcare Construction Certificate from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Dixson also earned certificates for OSHA 30-Hour Construction Training and OSHA 10-Hour Safety Training. In addition, he received an Estimator Training Certificate from Associated General Contractors (AGC), and he successfully completed the Leadership Development Series from Associated Building Contractors (ABC).

“We are pleased to add James to our growing team of building experts,” said Rob Milam, CEO of zumBrunnen. “James truly understands not only the construction industry, but also has a deep understanding of the clients we serve. He brings vast experience to our firm, and we look forward to having him help us better serve our expanding list of clients.”     

About zumBrunnen, Inc.:

zumBrunnen, Inc. was founded in 1989. With offices in Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC and Johnson City, TN, the firm specializes in long-range capital replacement planning, reserve studies, reserve study updates, property condition assessments, facility condition assessments, construction consulting, construction monitoring and other building-related services for a diverse list of national and international clients. The firm is also recognized for their proprietary FacilityForecast® Software System, a unique facilities condition assessment and budgeting tool designed to forecast and manage “life term” capital replacement expenses and to provide custom reserve funding plans designed to their client's business model.

The firm has completed notable projects in a variety of market sectors including senior living, educational, multi-family, student housing, healthcare, institutional, mixed use, retail, office, warehouse, industrial, hospitality and public assembly. The firm is involved with several professional trade associations including LeadingAge (at a national level), LeadingAge North Carolina and LeadingAge Georgia. For more information, please visit

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