A Firm You Can Trust

A Firm You Can Trust

From first contact to project closeout, Neel-Schaffer will get the job done right, on time and on budget.

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“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, Associate Vice President for University Enhancement, William Carey University

“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

“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

“Neel-Schaffer was a part of our master planning process and has since been an integral part of several master plan implementation projects. Their designs have not only helped make our infrastructure safer and more efficient, but they continue to transform our campus environment in a way that meets the various tenets of our long-range plan”

Jeremiah Dumas, Exec. Transportation Director, Mississippi State University

“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

"Neel-Schaffer has proven to be exceptional with respect to budgeting, scheduling, and end-user operational considerations. This provides the client with a superior product that is cost effective. Based on our experiences, Neel-Schaffer is among the top consulting engineering firms in the elevated tank industry."

Chris Lamon, PE, President, Landmark Structures

"Neel-Schaffer provided service above and beyond expectations. ... From initial site evaluation, to design planning sessions, to project documents, to on-site construction assistance, they're outstanding in meeting our project schedule while always providing professional service according to our specific operational needs."

Charlie Messer, Garland (TX) Water Utilities Director

"When in need of solutions for complex projects, I rely on Neel-Schaffer to provide a product residents of Jackson County can be proud of."

Chase Glisson, PE, Jackson County (MS) Utility Authority Engineering Manager

“Going above and beyond the standard engineering services, Neel-Schaffer has helped Gallatin in many ways with general City Engineering advice that only comes through experience in the Municipal sector. Neel-Schaffer understands the City’s needs and can deliver the products that help make me effective and successful!”

Nick Tuttle, PE, City Engineer, Gallatin, TN

"It has been a pleasure working with Neel-Schaffer over the last three years. ... I can count on them to be honest and reliable, and to offer solutions that work for the common good."

Chokwe A. Lumumba, Jackson (MS) Mayor

"Neel-Schaffer has done an excellent job developing the project despite some difficult challenges. ... Neel-Schaffer's quality of work during the preliminary phase has exceeded expectations."

Joey McIntyre, PE, South Carolina DOT Program Manager

"Neel-Schaffer pulled in all the necessary resources to do the survey, geotechnical, hydraulics, and all other aspects of design. ... I am grateful and thankful of the work they did to make this section of Highway 49 safer for all of those coming through South Mississippi. It has been a great partnership."

Albert White, PE, MDOT District Engineer

"Neel-Schaffer has been utilized for our CEI services since 2010. Your company has excelled in all facets of construction and continues to excel in your project management."

James Poston, PE, South Carolina DOT District 5 Asst. Construction Engineer

"I have worked with Neel-Schaffer and many of their key staff for almost 20 years. My experience with Rosemary Aldridge and her team has been very positive, and I would highly recommend the Neel-Schaffer team for any project."

Jerry Skipper, Site Acquisition Manager, C Spire


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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“As a recent member of the Neel-Schaffer team, I have found my experience to be positive and rewarding on many levels..."

Steve Vercher, PE

Shreveport, LA - Joined Neel-Schaffer in 2015

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