Sundt Expands Its Northern California Team

Kathleen Worden

FREMONT, CA – Sundt Construction, Inc. ( recently added two new members to its Northern California team.

Mike Whittaker and Kathleen Worden join the team constructing the $110 million Ohlone Community College – Academic Core project in Fremont, California. The project, which includes three multi-story buildings totaling 188,000 square feet, is expected to be completed in late 2017.

Whittaker, rehired as a senior project manager, returns to Sundt after working as a project director for one of Nevada’s top general contractors. Whittaker’s construction experience spans more than 22 years, seven of which he previously spent with Sundt. Working out of Sundt’s Sacramento office, Whittaker is the project’s technical source of information, providing expertise in construction engineering, codes and standards. Whittaker is a member of the Associated General Contractors, Design-Build Institute of America, Lean Construction Institute and the U.S. Green Building Council.

Kathleen Worden
Kathleen Worden

Worden joins Sundt’s San Jose office field team as its newest field engineer I. She earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management from California Polytechnic University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and is currently completing her thesis for a Master of Science degree in architecture. Skilled in a variety of BIM-related software programs, she was a member of the 2010 California Polytechnic State University team that earned third place in the Associated Schools of Construction Regions 6 and 7 BIM competition in Sparks, Nevada. In her initial role with Sundt, Worden assists the project engineers in providing technical information to the team, documenting changes and ensuring the project remains on schedule.

About Sundt
Sundt Construction Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. Celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, the firm is known nationally for its innovative approach to construction services. Sundt currently is ranked the 75th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The company is also ranked 24th on ENR‘s list of Top Contractors in California.

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