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Brent Story joins Neel-Schaffer as Georgia Director of Transportation Services

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced the addition of Brent Story, PE, to our Georgia Operations as Director of Transportation Services. Based in Neel-Schaffer’s Atlanta office, Brent will play an integral role in enhancing our services to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Having spent his entire career with GDOT, Brent brings over three decades of diverse project experience to his new ...

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Neel-Schaffer names Cunningham engineer manager for Starkville office

Neel-Schaffer, Inc. has announced that John Cunningham, PE, has been promoted to the position of Senior Engineer Manager for the firm’s office in Starkville. Cunningham joined Neel-Schaffer in 2007 and has more than 25 years of experience as a Project Engineer and Project Manager for a wide variety of projects and disciplines. He is a Vice President with the firm ...

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Hinds parkway segment in Byram cited in national engineering competition

The Jackson -based joint venture of Waggoner Engineering and IMS has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for Segment 2 of the Hinds Parkway in Byram. The fully functional, 3.53-mile standalone roadway from Davis Road to Parks Road will eventually become part of the ...

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David Calvert joins Waggoner to lead construction services

Waggoner Engineering has hired David Calvert as the firm’s new Senior Discipline Manager for Construction Services. In his new role, Calvert will coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects and work closely with specialized contractors and other personnel to maximize efficiency and productivity. “We are very fortunate to have someone of David’s caliber join the Waggoner team,” said Bill ...

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Craig Alexander joins Neel-Schaffer as a project manager

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced that Craig Alexander, PE, has joined the firm and will serve as a Water Resources Project Manager in the firm’s Arlington office. Alexander has nearly 15 years of engineering experience, working on a variety of civil and water resources projects as a Design Engineer and Project Manager. His experience includes 12 years with other private consulting ...

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Two Vicksburg researchers earn Black Engineer of the Year awards

LeKenya Walker and Cameron Thomas, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center employees in Vicksburg, are winners of the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) for Modern Day Technology Leaders. The award recognizes African-American scientists and engineers around the country who are shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as promoting diversity and ...

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Neel-Schaffer names Chris Sellers East Region Director of Business Development

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., is pleased to announce that Chris Sellers, PE, has been promoted to fill the new role of Director of Business Development for the firm’s East Region. Sellers joined Neel-Schaffer in 1999 and has more than 20 years of experience as a Project Engineer, Project Manager and Business Development leader. He was named a Senior Vice President in 2018 ...

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VT Halter’s Younger receives prestigious award

Buck Younger, Vice President of Engineering with VT Halter Marine, was named the Marine Engineer/Naval Architect of the Year by the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE). VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), is a company of ST Engineering North America. VT Halter Marine also sponsored the two MACE scholarship winners. In April 2019, VT Halter Marine announced that the ...

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WBA Architecture welcomes David Ford

The partners of WBA Architecture recently announced the addition of David Ford, AIA, as Project Manager. Ford joins the firm after a 27-year career at large and small Mississippi firms, including Foil Wyatt, Hollomon Architects, and Dale Partners.   WBA is licensed in ten states, from Colorado to South Carolina.

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Dunaway Williams Architects launches new practice in Jackson

JSW Architecture expands with new partnership and office in Belhaven Dunaway Williams Architects, PLLC has launched a new practice in the Belhaven area of Jackson as an expansion and rebranding of JSW Architecture, PLLC  to address the increasing need for superior, experienced architectural services, with an emphasis on healthcare.  Seasoned architect Scott Williams, is partnering with architect Carley Crigler Dunaway ...

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