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Taylor to lead Neel-Schaffer Alabama operations

Lance Taylor, PE, has Neel-Schaffer and will manage the firm’s Alabama operations. Taylor joins Neel-Schaffer after recently retiring from the Alabama Department of Transportation. He spent nearly 26 years with ALDOT, serving in various capacities, including Assistant Region Engineer for Pre-Construction for the East Central Region. In that role his duties included plan development, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation, railroad coordination, ...

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MDOT employees named officers of Mississippi Engineering Society

Several Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) employees were recently installed as officers of the Mississippi Engineering Society (MES). Gabe Faggard, District 6, was installed as the MES State President during the Mississippi/Alabama Engineering Society luncheon held June 11 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. Jessica Dilley, District 5, and Brent Quick, District 6, were also installed as MES officers. Since ...

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Richard Sullivan earns DBIA certification

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is pleased to announce that Richard Sullivan, PE, Assoc. DBIA, has completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s certification exam and has earned Associate DBIA certification from the DBIA’s Design-Build Certification Board. Sullivan manages Neel-Schaffer’s Tennessee operations and is a member of the firm’s 11-member Design-Build Advisory Group. He is based in the firm’s Nashville office and has over ...

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Neel-Schaffer’s Matt Lifsey earns DBIA certification

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., announced that Matt Lifsey, PE, DBIA, has completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program and is now nationally certified as a Design-Build Professional. Lifsey manages Neel-Schaffer’s South Carolina operations and leads the firm’s 11-member Design- Build Advisory Group. He is a Vice President in the firm and has 28 years of experience, including ...

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Waggoner Engineering team grows

Waggoner Engineering, Inc., a full-service economic development, program management and engineering firm, recently added four new employees to its team; Eric Jefferson, Zoffee Dahmash, Thomas Mayfield and Karen Sites. Jefferson is a senior planner, responsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, creating transportation plans, environmental reviews and assessment reports. He is a member of the American Planning Association and the ...

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Eley|Barkley|Dale is now open in Oxford

Eley|Barkley|Dale, an association of Eley Barkley Engineering & Architecture and Dale Partners Architects, is now open in Oxford. “Having worked together on the GRAMMY Museum® MISSISSIPPI in Cleveland, MS,” commented Ross Barkley, AIA, “it was an easy decision to form this association.” Eley|Barkley|Dale (EBD) offers architecture, engineering, planning and interior design services. With offices in Oxford, Cleveland and Jackson, EBD ...

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Kirby Latham joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Project Manager in Mobile

Kirby Latham joins Neel-Schaffer as Senior Project Manager in Mobile Kirby Latham, PE, has joined Neel-Schaffer, Inc., as a Senior Project Manager in the Mobile office. Latham has more than 20 years of experience as a transportation design engineer and project manager. He has experience in the design of roadways, bridges, and utilities, as well as bridge inspections, and construction ...

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Waggoner Engineering add 4 Team

Waggoner Engineering, Inc., an economic development, program management and engineering firm, recently added four new employees to its team: Audrey Lewis, James Price, Rachel Westerfield and Ayad Taofik. Lewis works as a project engineer for Waggoner’s Hernando Office. Lewis graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She is a member of the American ...

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ACEC of Mississippi names new executive director

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi has announced Craig Carter as its new Executive Director. During his 33-year career in marketing and public relations, Carter has specialized in building relationships, designing marketing strategies and navigating politics in Mississippi. Prior to joining ACES-MS, Carter served as Assistant to Commissioner Dick Hall, Chair of the Mississippi Transportation Commission. He owned ...

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