C.E. "Neil" Lassiter, PE, CPM
SVP | CEI Practice Leader
Neil has over 35 years of experience in the transportation and construction management industries including maintenance and operations. As the CEI Director, he is responsible for inspection services, contract administration, and construction management of multiple transportation projects statewide.
Prior to joining SEPI, Neil was employed by the NCDOT where he served as Division Engineer in Division 2 for 17 years. He also spent 13 years in NCDOT Division 1 in Edenton while assigned to the positions of Division Construction Engineer, Division Maintenance Engineer, District Engineer, Division Traffic Engineer, and Assistant Resident Engineer.
Neil currently manages a staff of over 175 construction inspectors and administrative staff. He also has construction management oversight experience with large signature transportation projects, as well as smaller scale projects. Neil is familiar with Federal Aid Project reimbursement procedures and the process of reimbursement for Locally Administered Programs.
Neil holds a BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Option from North Carolina State University and is a member of the American Public Works Association Member, NC Chapter.