SSOE Group’s David McNeice Named 2020 Phenom by Columbia Regional Business Report

COLUMBIA, South Carolina, April 1, 2020 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce that David McNeice, P.E., MLSE, SE1, SE2, was named one of Columbia Regional Business Report’s Icons and Phenoms. McNeice is one of 28 individuals who include 14 game-changers and 14 established community advocates.

The award recognizes individuals for their influence in the community. The Columbia Regional Business Report will celebrate the nominees during an award ceremony on July 9th. The honorees were nominated by Columbia Business Report readers and selected by a panel of judges. Among this year’s honorees were professionals serving in local non-profits, architecture and engineering firms, real estate, banking, and law.

McNeice, senior associate, director of structural engineering, is a proud native of Columbia, S.C. To date, he has worked in nearly every sector of the A/E/C industry on projects in the commercial, judicial, K-12, and higher education markets. Additionally, McNeice is actively involved in his community, volunteering for organizations like Habitat for Humanity, coaching youth sports teams, serving on the maintenance board of his church at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, and serving with the South Carolina State Guard (SCSG) Engineering Detachment’s Ready Reserve, where he provides professional engineering support to state and local government agencies and civil relief organizations.

“David represents the values and mission we embody here at SSOE,” said Keith Branham, P.E., LEED AP, principal, and director of engineering of the firm’s South Carolina office. “We are very proud of David and the contributions he continues to make not only in engineering but in the Columbia community overall. He is a great person, an excellent engineer and is more than deserving of this honor. Thank you to the Columbia Regional Business Report for giving us the opportunity to celebrate him and his accomplishments.”

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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