Jeffery Sockel, PE

Omaha Division Manager
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For nearly 30 years, Jeff has led and performed planning, design, construction engineering and program management of roadway, airport, ITS, ADA, sewer and site development projects. A Kansas State University grad, he is a licensed civil engineer in multiple states. As a dedicated and active industry member, Jeff has served on the Board of Directors for ACI Nebraska Chapter and ACEC/Nebraska. Locally, he has chaired the Better Streets Better City Bond Initiative Committee and the Improve Omaha! Bond Initiative Committee. He is currently a voting member and Secretary for the ACEC/Nebraska PAC Board of Trustees.

Jeff joined Benesch as the Omaha Division Manager in 2010 with the acquisition of HWS Consulting Group. He helped shape the combined firm structure and was key to the integration process. Under his leadership, the Omaha Division has grown from 17 employees to nearly 50. His decision-making skills and ability to identify growth opportunities have helped the division increase net revenue and profit year after year.