East Region

Craig Hanchey, PE, is an Executive Vice President and manages Neel-Schaffer’s East Region, operating from the company’s office in Nashville.

The Region includes three offices in Tennessee (Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Chattanooga), two in Alabama (Birmingham and Mobile), one in Georgia (Atlanta), one in South Carolina (Columbia), and two in Florida (Chipley and Maitland).

Chris Sellers, PE, a Senior Vice President, serves as East Region Assistant Manager, providing leadership and operational support while directly assisting Craig with the daily operation of the East Region. Chris also provides business development services throughout the region and oversight of the Alabama offices.

Vice President Matt Lifsey, PE, DBIA, serves as Business Development Director for South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina. Vice President Philip Sandel, PE, DBIA, leads the South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia operations. Vice President Richard Sullivan, PE, manages the Tennessee offices; Vice President Lance Taylor, PE, serves as the East Region Transportation Lead; and Vice President Steve Cockerham, PE, leads our Central Florida operations.