News CESO Welcomes New Director of Transportation
#TeamCESO welcomes Neil Schwartz, P.E. to the position of Director of Transportation. A recent addition to our growing infrastructure team, he will be based in our Columbus, Ohio office. Neil’s role will provide oversight of the planning, design, and completion of transportation projects with a focus on maintaining client relationships as well as assisting senior leadership to provide client growth in their key markets. The combination of his technical background and his familiarity with communicating and collaborating with the public, results in successful plans that include high levels of community support. His viewpoint is grounded in the desire to fully understand a transportation problem before envisioning a solution.
“I think CESO clients appreciate that more than anything we are a partner to help them reach the goals they are trying to accomplish when they come to us. To me a partner means listening closely, being a strategic thought-leader by providing recommendations and guidance when needed, and bringing a can-do attitude to all challenges big or small. “
With over 15 years of experience, Neil’s deep expertise has honed his ability to create innovative municipal and county plans with a focus on using the value created by city infrastructure investment to leverage economic development. Prior to joining CESO, he worked at EMH&T and CM Transportation where he managed the design of Municipal and County capital improvement projects, as well as managing engineering staff.
Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Ohio.