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Coffman’s Portland office is now offering electrical engineering services led by new hire and senior electrical engineer, Katherine Cunningham, PE, LEED AP. She is a passionate mentor with a mission to create a diverse and collaborative team in Portland. Katherine’s focus is on client satisfaction and lasting relationships while designing buildings that enhance the local community.

Katherine is a LEED-accredited professional with more than 15 years of experience in the education, housing, hospitality, civic, commercial, laboratory, and healthcare industries. Her work includes a variety of project delivery methods including design-build, design-assist, and integrated project delivery. Her experience also includes managing multidisciplinary projects, BIM training and development of Revit standards, and technical project design as the engineer of record.

Prior to joining Coffman, Katherine established the electrical engineering firm Samata Consulting Engineers, a minority-, woman-owned, certified Emerging Small Business (MWESB). Her experience as an owner/partner is an asset as she brings unique insights into the consulting business.

Portland Operations Manager, Steve Hawk, SE says, “We’re very excited to welcome Katherine to the Coffman family. As a leader in the industry, she brings diverse experience with clients and facilities in Portland and throughout Oregon. Her client-focused approach and leadership qualities make her the ideal engineer to lead the Portland electrical group.”

Please join us in welcoming Katherine to Coffman’s Portland office!

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About Coffman’s Portland Office
Our first clients in the state date back to the early 2000s. Today, our multidiscipline team provides services for a wide variety of projects, including industrial, healthcare, federal and military, multi-family housing, mixed-use development, hospitality, pharmaceutical, energy, wine/beer production and distribution, and retail. We attribute this growth to something that is near and dear to us — culture. Coffman’s employees make us who we are and the same is true for Oregon and the people who call it home.