Southwest Region

Jerry Trumps is an Executive Vice President with the firm and manages Neel-Schaffer’s Southwest Region, operating from the firm’s office in Lafayette, LA. The Southwest Region includes offices in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Mandeville, and New Orleans, LA, and Houston, TX.

Connie Standige, PE, based in the New Orleans office, serves as a Vice President with the firm and is the Director of Business Development for Louisiana.

Senior Vice President Nick Ferlito, PE, PTOE, serves as the Senior Engineer Manager for the Baton Rouge office. Senior Vice President Sonny Smoak, PE, is the Engineer Manager for the Houston office. Vice President Vijay Kunada, PE, PTOE, PTP, is the Engineer Manager of the Lafayette Office, and Vice President Don Lancaster, PE, is the Engineer Manager over the Mandeville and New Orleans offices.

Other leaders in the Southwest Region include Vice President Glenn Ledet, Jr., PE, the Water Resources and Coastal Science Engineer Manager, based in Baton Rouge;  Doug Huneycutt, PE, the Texas Transportation Services Manager, based in Houston; Dishili Young, PE, who is based in Baton Rouge and serves as Engineer Manager for Louisiana Transportation Design Services; and David J. Hebert, PE, Structural Engineer Manager for the Region.