James Cummings

Senior Principal

Jim Cummings has focused his career on creating state-of-the-art systems for commercial and institutional buildings, resulting in a diverse portfolio of high-profile projects. GHT has relied on his mechanical engineering skills for over 50 years. Jim also served as GHT’s President for 15 years and oversaw GHT’s rise to become one of the most trusted consulting engineering firms in the Washington, DC metro area.

Jim remains deeply involved in the design of building systems for key projects and is a mentor to GHT staff. He also applies his broad base of knowledge and experience to advise clients on facility decisions – a value added perspective that has resulted in millions of dollars of follow-on work. He is a Professional Engineer registered in nine states and the District of Columbia. Jim is also a past member of the Boards of Directors and Governors of the Washington Building Congress (WBC).