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MMBA honors Neel-Schaffer for diversity efforts

JACKSON — Neel-Schaffer received the Minority Business Champion Award for 2014 at the recent Mississippi Minority Business Alliance banquet. Founded in 1997, the MMBA is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance minority business opportunities. The Minority Business Champion Award, according to MMBA Chief Executive Officer Shellie Michael, is given annually to “corporate citizens who have demonstrated continuous commitment to ...

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Neel-Schaffer opens office in Brandon

JACKSON, Mississippi – Neel-Schaffer, a Jackson-based planning and engineering firm, has opened an office in Brandon at 20 Eastgate Drive, Suite C. It will be managed by Brandon native Derick Milner. “We are excited to be serving the city of Brandon and assisting with their engineering needs out of our new Brandon office,” said Keith O’Keefe, PE, who manages the ...

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Neel-Schaffer ranks 197 on ENR Top 500 design firms

Neel-Schaffer, Inc, a consulting engineering and planning company, earned the ranking of 197 in the 2013 Top 500 Design Firms in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR). “As we celebrate our 30th year of operation, our employees’ commitment to client service continues to be the driving force of the ranking of Neel-Schaffer,” Hibbett Neel, President, Neel-Schaffer said in a released ...

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Neel-Schaffer engineering firm celebrates 30 years

  It has been a busy 30 years for Jackson-based engineering firm Neel-Schaffer. The company was founded in 1983 by Hibbett Neel and Gorman Schaffer, both professional engineers, with one office and 18 employees. As Neel-Schaffer celebrates its 30th anniversary, it has 400 employees and 39 offices nationwide with 19 of those in Mississippi. The company also has three subsidiaries ...

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Neel receives honor

The 2012 recipient of the American Council of Engineering Companies-Mississippi Teddy Roosevelt Award is Hibbett Neel, president of Neel-Schaffer Inc., which he co-founded in 1983. Neel received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt and earned a master’s degree at the Georgia Institute of Technology and served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He has been an active ...

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Neel elected V.P.

W. Hibbett Neel Jr., P.E., FITE, was recently elected vice president of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Neel will serve as a member of the Executive Committee, helping to shape ITE’s priorities and strategic direction. He will also act as a representative for ITE to both members and the public. Neel is the president of Neel-Schaffer Inc. in Jackson, which ...

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Neel: About improving our communities

Renaissance man wants to make his home a better place For nearly five decades, Hibbett Neel has been a gently-mannered civil engineer/businessman/philanthropist and the leader of one of the largest privately-held engineering firms in the southeastern United States. If not for his love of mathematics and ancient Roman architecture, the chief executive officer of Neel-Schaffer might have chosen a writing ...

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MMSA board officers, members set

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) recently held its annual meeting and awards luncheon in downtown Jackson. Among the agenda was the passing of the gavel to new MMSA board president Randy Burchfield of Tupelo. Burchfield will serve a two-year term (2010-2012), following Chuck Ueltschey of Gulfport, 2008-2010 board president. Burchfield serves as senior vice president and director of marketing ...

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