David Bowman, PE
Senior Vice President
David joined Neel-Schaffer in 1991 and has nearly 30 years of experience.
Based in the firm’s Jackson (MS) office, David is a Senior Vice President and serves on the firm’s Senior Advisory Committee. He is one of Neel-Schaffer’s key business development executives, helping nurture repeat business while developing new clients throughout Mississippi and surrounding states.
David also offers consulting services to municipalities across Mississippi for all aspects of municipal government, from budgeting to operational programs to securing funding sources.
Prior to joining Neel-Schaffer, David worked for four years as a street and drainage engineer with the City of Jackson (MS). From 1995-2001, he helped establish Neel-Schaffer’s office in Columbus, MS.
Since returning to the corporate office in Jackson, he has held a variety of positions, including serving as a Project Engineer and Project Manager involved in the planning and design for numerous solid waste, water, and wastewater projects. David is familiar with 404 permitting, NPDES storm water permits, solid waste regulations, and other governmental regulations. He has helped develop new utility districts and modifications to existing organizations.
David is active in the Mississippi chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies, serving as the ACEC-MS’s National Director for 2017-18. David is a graduate of the Leadership Jackson program, and he served on the Board of Directors for the Metro-Jackson YMCA.