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  • We provide consulting services to owners, architects, contractors, sureties, and insurers in all types of businesses related to construction and healthcare.

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Our Services.

Working with companies from concept inception to completion, we have dealt with all realms of undertakings from project management through the resolution of complex issues and disputes.

Our Services Include:

Project Managment

Project Scheduling & Monitoring

Program & Construction Management

Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

Value Engineering


Constructability Reviews

Our Latest Works.

For more than 20 years Enigma Consulting Group, Inc. has provided expert consulting services to owners, architects, contractors, sureties, and insurers in all types of businesses related to construction and healthcare. Originally founded in 1995 by Stuart and Pam Burnell as Burnell Enterprises, Inc., and rebranded in 2014, you’ll find we have a different name, but we’ve kept the same level of expert consulting services to owners, architects, contractors, sureties, and insurers in all types of businesses related to construction and healthcare.

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Who We Are.

Our mission is to provide practical, timely, and cost effective solutions for any project or dispute. We pride ourselves on being honest with our clients and we promise that if we cannot do it for you, we will get you to the right team who can. A review of our services and representative projects will let you know whether or not we are a fit for your team — but don’t worry, we are. We look forward to working with you and your team.

Clients We've Worked With

Alaska Energy Authority

Nevada Department of Transportation

Ames Construction, Inc.

U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.

Washington State Department of Corrections

Construction Network Inc

Sound Transit

Washington State Department of Transportation

Our Team.

In 2014, the firm expanded to include a skilled team of specialists and now comprises Jennifer Blaisdell Braden, William (Bill) Simmons, Ken Tuomi, Catherine Lategen, Liesl Mordhorst, and Jesse Milan. With this able group of associates, collectively we have more than 35 years of experience in the construction industry. Above all, we know our work, we know your expectations, and we are good at what we do.

Pamela P. Burnell


Mrs. Burnell is a management professional with an extensive background managing inter-disciplinary teams of professionals in clinical operations, program development and service expansion, quality improvement and service promotion for system-wide outpatient cardiac rehab programs including day-to-day operations, staff development, budget preparation and monitoring, strategic planning and growth within the formal structure of a regional medical system. Specializing in the Heart and Vascular systems her knowledge and expertise in cardiovascular risk reduction, lifestyle change and cardiac rehabilitation programing speaks volumes. She is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, a proven talent for team building, collaboration and utilizing global thinking to find creative options.

Stuart M. Burnell


Stuart started his career with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District and spent 14 years honing his construction skills with Morrison Knudsen Company before starting Burnell Enterprises, Inc. in March of 1995. He spent the next 14 years working in cooperation with Hainline & Associates, Inc. out of Seattle. In July of 2009 Mr. Burnell was appointed President of Hainline & Associates, Inc. where he managed the company until January of 2014. In January of 2014 Mr. Burnell joined Enigma Consulting Group, Inc to assist the CEO with expanding the company’s area of expertise and developing new markets for the firm. With over 35 years in the construction industry Mr. Burnell has a full range of experience including program and construction management, contract negotiations to providing expert testimony at mediations and at formal arbitrations. He has testified in both State and Federal courts on construction defects and design related issues for both public and private developments and managed millions of dollars of construction throughout the western United State and Alaska.

Ken Tuomi


With over 23 years of experience in the quality control and manufacturing business primarily related to the aerospace industry. Mr. Tuomi has a solid background in Lean/Six Sigma project management system and problem solving solutions. He also has practical experience implementing the AS9100 Quality Management System QMS and has hands on experience with Faro Platinum equipment.

His direct experience in Manufacturing and Quality Control provides difficult projects with an asset that can identify production related issues and an understanding of the manufacturing process and its many pit falls.

William T. Simmons


Mr. Simmons has 28 years of experience in the management and monitoring of construction projects, working with general contractors, developers, and owners. He has a complete understanding of construction from all sides of a project. He has been directly involved in the management and inspection of over $500 million in construction for projects such as Safeco Field for the Seattle Mariners to condo and apartments for Universities and private developer’s. These projects often include construction of the infrastructure to support the development.

Jesse Milan


Over 15 years of experience as a Web Developer and Software Engineer and over 5 years as Technical Lead, Manager, and Mentor. Excellence in turning complex client requirements into elegant and useful functional solutions while helping to cultivate the development and skills of the client’ staff. Improving the overall health of the code base and productivity of the Company. Jesse is excellent working within a team that is always looking for that extra edge, the next idea that adds value to the product, something someone sees for the first time and says “wow”, and something that will increase the bottom line while not sacrificing client satisfaction.

Jennifer Blaisdell Braden BS/CE


Jennifer’s work history in project management and engineering coupled with her education have developed her strong project management and problem-solving skills. Her exposure through co-op work programs as well as classroom Projects honed her team-based approach to project and program management. Her employment experience includes project management, contract administration, procurement, change order management, estimating, expediting, and dispute resolution on projects ranging in value from $1 to $20 million dollars. She has worked on variety of project from public works contracts, commercial buildings, hospitality, medical/office facilities, multi-family and speculative housing developments to private residences. This diversity of projects and experience has prepared her to always be ready to "meet the project requirements"

Get In Touch With Us.

Give us a call at 206.499.2258 or e-mail us to get the conversation started.
We look forward to hearing from you.

Visit us at 1818 Westlake Avenue N, Suite 216; Seattle, WA 98109