Nicole Blocker

“It’s our goal to empower clients with the knowledge and processes they need to bring their vision to reality.”
Nicole Blocker
Vice President


As a vice president of Plante Moran Cresa, Nicole brings more than 21 years of engineering and program management experience to the team. Known for her skill in preconstruction planning and project management, Nicole is especially adept in the areas of cost forecasting, scope evaluation project, process improvement, and team development.

Nicole believes that upfront planning is the best way to avoid unwelcome surprises and meet project goals. She has extensive experience reviewing written specifications and drawings for construction budget analysis and value engineering opportunities. She has also helped project teams coordinate phasing, staging, and site logistics in ways that reduce impacts on operations. At Plante Moran Cresa, she leverages this experience to guide projects from concept to completion. Clients appreciate that she always has their best interests and long-term success in mind.

Prior to joining Plante Moran Cresa, Nicole was director of operations at LS Brinker, where she developed new processes for defining scope of work and project schedules, monitoring financial information, and facilitating budget status and forecast reporting. Nicole also educated staff and the operations group on processes and procedures required for successful implementation of construction projects.

Nicole has a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clark Atlanta University.