Rosemary Aldridge, PE, CHMM
Senior Vice President
Rosemary joined Neel-Schaffer in 2004 and manages Neel-Schaffer’s Telecommunications Division, with more than 30 years of experience as an engineer and manager. For the past 20 years, she has led major design and construction projects in the wireless industry and has expanded the firm’s capabilities to serve the public sector with emergency communications, public television, and community broadband.
Rosemary also has expertise in environmental services, including Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, site investigations, environmental permitting, and natural resource assessments for National Environmental Policy Act compliance. She has completed over 1,000 Phase I ESAs, with many requiring Phase II investigations, and has experience with major environmental cleanup and hazardous waste management projects for the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.
Rosemary has conducted successful Public Involvement programs for a variety of infrastructure projects, including developing unique techniques for increasing public involvement through project activities designed for school-aged children (Mississippi Department of Transportation, Columbus Highway 45 Bypass).
She is a Senior Vice President and member of the firm’s Senior Advisory Committee and lends her leadership skills to major multi-disciplined projects and initiatives, including the firm’s Complete Communities Group and Sustainability initiative.
Rosemary has a passion for sustainability and the environment and served on the City of Sanford’s Historic Preservation Board, a five-person board that oversees the City’s historic commercial and residential districts. She serves on the Central Florida Zoo’s Board of Directors and Chairs the Facilities Committee.
She is an active member in both national and state wireless associations to foster better partnering between private wireless carriers and local communities.