National Engineering Advisory Board

The School of Engineering is supported by an enthusiastic, hard-working National Engineering Advisory Board, NEAB, composed of some of this country's most respected corporate leaders. Established in 1986, NEAB supports the School by offering students and faculty premier research opportunities, contributing technical expertise and financial support, and providing career opportunities to Mercer's graduating engineers. A sampling of industrial and corporate entities represented on the board include Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems, Gulfstream Aerospace, Ingersoll Rand, and Siemens.



Mr. Chris R. Sheridan, Jr

Chairman - Sheridan Construction



Ms. Karen Albrecht

CEO Karen Albrecht Enterprises

Mr. Arthur L. Grady

VP - Northrop Grumman (retired)

Ms. Susan E. Barkley
Senior Management Consultant,

State of Tennessee

Mr. John Hodges

Director of Airframe Engineering at Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Mrs. Jackie Smith Baxley

HRP Associates

Mr. John Krawczuk

Retired Aerospace Executive

Mr. G. Holmes Bell, IV

CEO - Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc.

Dr. Si Y. Lee

Senior Fellow - Savannah River National Laboratory

Mr. James L. Bond

VP - Public Service Telephone Company

Mr. Lee Lemke

Executive VP - Georgia Mining Association

Mr. Thomas J. Brewer, Jr.

VP - Schwartz Precision Manufacturing

Mr. Sam Martinez

Director of Operations

Burgess Pigment Company

Mr. Peter Bryant

Mercer Engineering Research Center

Mr. Al Skelton

Executive VP - Brandmovers

Mr. Ray Burick

VP - Locheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Mr. Patrick J. Topping

Senior VP - Macon Economic Development Commission

Mr. Tom Driver

President - Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Mr. Charles W. Hammock

Principal - Andrews, Hammock and Powell

Mr. Eugene C. Dunwody, Sr.

Principle - Dunwody, Beeland
Architects, Inc.

Major General (ret) Robert McMahon

Senior VP - Fickling & Co

Mr. M. Britt Covington

Vice Director - Warner Robins
Air Logisitcs Complex

Mrs. Katie W. Davis

Director of Engineering - Ingersoll Rand

Mr. Russell L. Golden

President - Turbo Tech, LLC

Mr. Michael Thompson

VP - Siemans Mobility Freight & Products





NEAB Fellows

Mr. James A. Blackwell, Jr. President (ret.)
Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems
Marietta, GA
Mr. Eugene D. Demonet General Manager (ret.)
Pratt & Whitney
Hamilton, GA
Mr. O. Gene Gabbard Director
Knology, Inc.
Cary, NC
Dr. C. B. Gambrell Founding Dean
Mercer School of Engineering
Lakeland, FL
Dr. T. Marshall Hahn, Jr. Chairman & CEO (ret.)
Georgia Pacific Corporation
Atlanta, GA
Mr. James H. Miller President (ret.)
Georgia Power
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Haydn H. Murray Department of Geological Services
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
Major General (ret.) Cornelius Nugteren Retired Commander, Robins AFB
Executive, Mercer Engineering Research Center
Warner Robins, GA
Mr. Walter W. Sessoms Senior Vice President (ret.)
BellSouth Corporation
Sandy Springs, GA
Mr. Carroll A. Walker President & CEO
W & T Investments, Inc.
Macon, GA