Your Community Is Our Business

Your Community Is Our Business

By serving the communities in which our employees live, work, and play, Neel-Schaffer makes your community better for everyone.

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"Through the past eight years of engineering and construction related work with the engineering team at Neel-Schaffer, I have found them to be dependable, honest and responsible. They take ownership of projects and proceed with the best interest of the client in mind."

Carl T. Breland, Manager of Construction & Professional Services, Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

"Neel-Schaffer is a first-class company that is second to none when working on projects that are very detail oriented. ... Most importantly, they are always available to you for consultations, meetings, walking with you every step of the project and so much more."

Lynne Houston, Assistant to the Vice President, Willam Carey University

"SWMCC hired Neel-Schaffer to develop a 10-year comprehensive master plan. Their execution of the process was organized and efficient. I recommend them to others preparing to establish the focus of their organization for the future."

Bill Tucker, VP for Physical Resources, Southwest Mississippi Community College

"Under normal project development time and plan reviews this work would have taken several months. Due to time constraints your team accomplished this work in less than 30 calendar days."

Curtis Vincent, PE, ALDOT State Construction Engineer

“My working relationship with Neel-Schaffer is exceptional. Their teams of design professionals have always exceeded my expectations. Their attention to details is one of their strongest assets…”

David A. Bounds, Assistant Director for Special Projects, The University of Southern Mississippi

“The quality of Neel-Schaffer’s environmental consulting services for the City of Bay St. Louis have been impeccable and always completed within a timeframe to meet the project objectives."

Buz Olsen, Former Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of Bay St. Louis

"Working with Neel-Schaffer is like having a partner on the job with you. They worked closely with both myself and my staff to get the best signal timing possible. We look forward to future projects together."

Ernie Pierce III, Signal Engineer, City of Knoxville

"We selected Neel-Schaffer because of their reputation for thoroughness and excellent client service. ... Their knowledge and experience seems to cover every area of the aviation industry."

Lynn Weldon, Wetumpka (AL) Airport and Economic Development Director


Since its founding in 1983, Neel-Schaffer has completed thousands of projects across the Southeast, in an ever-expanding range of disciplines and services.

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Neel-Schaffer believes in taking care of its clients – and its employees. It’s a culture instilled when Gorman Schaffer and Hibbett Neel founded the firm in 1983, and one still very much in place today.

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Ranked 187th on Engineering News-Record's list
of the Top 500 Design Firms in the U.S.

Neel Schaffer

Recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of the
Top 100 Companies for Working Families in Central Florida
2006, 2009-2011, & 2014

Neel Schaffer