Mike Biggs Brings Experience, Proven Leadership Skills to Role as Tennessee Operations Manager for Neel-Schaffer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2024) – Neel-Schaffer, Inc., a leader in engineering and construction management services throughout the Southeast, is excited to welcome Mike Biggs, PE, CPESC, as the firm’s new Operations Manager for Tennessee.

Mike brings a unique blend of over two decades of expertise in transportation engineering and project management and a proven track record of success in Tennessee, making him an invaluable asset to our team.

In his new role, Mike will oversee engineering operations across the company’s Tennessee offices, bringing his extensive expertise in highways, interchanges, drainage systems, and comprehensive transportation planning. His technical skills and operational expertise position him as a key leader in Neel-Schaffer’s continued growth and expansion throughout Tennessee.

Mike assumes the position previously held by Richard Sullivan, PE, Assoc. DBIA, who is taking on the role of Tennessee Business Development Lead. This strategic shift allows Richard to focus on leveraging his deep industry connections and expertise in client engagement, enhancing our dedication to client focus through innovation and excellence.

“I would like to take a moment to thank Richard Sullivan for his dedication and leadership to growing the firm’s presence in Tennessee,” said Chris Sellers, PE, Executive Vice President for Neel-Schaffer’s East Region. “I am also very excited about Mike joining the Neel-Schaffer family! I truly believe Mike and Richard make a great team and when you partner that with our other outstanding employees in Tennessee, we have a great recipe for success for our clients and our company. I am confident that Mike’s exceptional leadership and operational management skills will continue to enhance our successes across the state. A top focus in bringing Mike onboard was his commitment to building upon our core values of Care, Service, and Excellence. I look forward to seeing our Tennessee operations continue to flourish under his guidance.”

“I am thrilled about this chance to apply my 30-plus years of experience to the Neel-Schaffer team and the many clients we serve,” said Mike. “I plan to be a trusted resource and create a fellowship that helps grow and improve the services that we can offer to our clients across the state.”

Mike is a Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee. He is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and holds a BSCE from Louisiana Tech University.