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About Us

Since 1975, O’Neal has been successfully delivering capital projects in the process chemical, food and beverage, automotive, biopharm, manufacturing, and pulp and paper markets worldwide. O’Neal is an integrated engineering and construction firm in The Business of Project Delivery – integrating overall project planning, design, procurement and construction to create cost-effective capital solutions. O’Neal specializes in complicated projects with complex processes and intricate design. Our professionals excel in solving the most challenging concepts in project delivery. With all of our design and construction professionals in-house, our clients benefit from a true collaboration of disciplines. We regularly partner with Fortune 500-sized companies to successfully deliver a wide range of project types and sizes, on time and on budget.

In-House, Full-Service Project Delivery

O’Neal focuses on “The Business of Project Delivery,” integrating project planning, design, procurement, and construction to create cost-effective capital solutions. With all design and construction professionals in-house, O’Neal clients benefit from integrated project services. O’Neal clients receive the additional benefits found through flexible delivery methods, cost competitive approaches and at-risk delivery.

Preconstruction

O’Neal leverages design and construction expertise to develop project definition, scope, cost and schedule at the earliest phase of a project. Our proven process can identify and quantify clients’ project needs quickly and accurately. This allows clients to develop or confirm funding for their project prior to full capital commitment—guaranteed.

Guaranteed Cost + Schedule

O’Neal guarantees cost and schedule for project delivery. O’Neal’s expertise and due diligence in the preconstruction phase allows us to be confident in our cost and schedule for total project delivery. Our “open book” approach provides overall transparency for our clients.

Technology

O’Neal has invested heavily in technology for the entire capital project life cycle.

  • In project assessment + planning – drone-based site surveys + laser scanning of existing assets;
  • In design – integrated modeling platforms to accurately capture constructability, operability + maintainability
  • In construction, start-up + commissioning – full implementation of BIM to drive productivity, safety + quality
  • In facility operation – full turnover of electronic documentation of start-up, maintenance + operating documents that become the basis for equipment/systems operation

Experience

O’Neal began its journey into “The Business of Project Delivery” over 40 years ago. With its professional staff averaging over 20 years’ experience, O’Neal has depth across all design and construction disciplines for the core industrial markets we serve.

Our People, Our Values, Our Culture

As an employee-owned company, O’Neal people have a long-term stake in client satisfaction. Clients experience a culture that is customer-oriented, accountable, and professional.

O’Neal Locations

Allentown

7540 Windsor Drive
Suite 311
Allentown, PA 18195
610.366.1744

Atlanta

1600 Riveredge Parkway
Suite 925
Atlanta, GA 30328
404.230.9901

Greenville

Company Headquarters
10 Falcon Crest Drive
Greenville, SC 29607 
864.298.2000

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Kevin provides strategic and operational leadership for O’Neal. With over 30 years of engineering and construction experience, he brings an extensive knowledge of markets and works directly with clients to develop successful project delivery methods. Since being named President and CEO in 2005, he has led O’Neal’s rise to a preferred EPC provider of complex industrial projects. An O’Neal board member, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the
University of Pittsburgh and is a registered professional engineer and licensed general contractor.

Kevin Bean, PE

President + CEO

Judy provides financial, risk and contract management oversight and serves on O’Neal’s Board of Directors. She joined O’Neal in 2001 as Controller and became CFO in 2004. Prior to joining O’Neal, she was a partner in a large, regional accounting firm. She is active in leadership roles with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and other professional and charitable organizations. Judy holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from John Carroll University.

Judy Castleberry

Chief Financial Officer

Under Jeff’s leadership, O’Neal’s Process Chemical Strategic Business Unit has delivered EPC projects exceeding $150 million in contract value. In addition to 25 years operational and business development experience at O’Neal, he spent seven years as a project manager at Wellman. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Jeff Hall, PE

Vice President +
Chemical SBU Leader

Eldon provides leadership for O’Neal’s work in the manufacturing, automotive, paper, packaging, film and building products markets. He has over 25 years of experience in industrial manufacturing, business development and project execution with General Electric, Parker, and O'Neal. Eldon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering degree from Auburn University.

Eldon Gowens

Industrial Manufacturing
SBU Leader

David has more than 30 years’ experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, food and chemical industry projects. He founded and led DME, a biopharm engineering firm until its acquisition by O’Neal in 2018. He now leads O’Neal’s biopharm efforts for clients throughout the US. Dave earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Lafayette College.

David Marks

Biopharm SBU Leader

As Recruiting Manager, Rob is responsible for attracting and retaining EPC professionals and support staff to successfully deliver capital projects. Rob has more than 20 years’ experience with corporate recruiting, workforce planning, and training and development. He is a certified Management by Strengths instructor, member of the new shareholders nominating committee and a graduate of Clemson University.

Rob Evans

Recruiting Manager

David directs O’Neal’s project controls and design project management functions. With over 27 years’ experience in pulp and paper, building projects, oil and gas, specialty chemical, aerospace, power and biopharm projects, he has a deep understanding of project management processes and project control systems. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Christian University.

david haddock

Project Services Director

Joe leads O’Neal’s construction efforts. With over 30 years of industry experience, he has served in a variety of management roles including project management, operations management and project services. Peer joined O’Neal in 2015. He earned a Bachelor of Science in construction management from the University of Nebraska and a Master of Science degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina.

Joe Peer

Senior Project Manager

Miranda manages O’Neal’s design and engineering staff, ensuring successful delivery of engineering services within O’Neal’s integrated design model. She has 15 years’ project experience in biopharma, food and manufacturing projects serving in process equipment engineer, field project engineer and project management roles before becoming Design Manager at O’Neal. She earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University.

Miranda Baladi

Design Manager

Jason joined O’Neal in 2015 and has led a rapid adoption of a digital strategy that drives project quality, productivity, safety, schedule and cost management from project planning into plant operation and maintenance. He earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering technology with a structural engineering emphasis from Southern Polytechnic State University.

Jason jones

Technology Director

Becky is responsible for managing all aspects of subcontractor and equipment procurement for O’Neal projects. She has over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry including project management of EPC projects up to $150 million in contract value.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University.

Becky Rollins

Procurement Manager

Andrew provides leadership to the preconstruction department in developing project estimates ranging from conceptual efforts through appropriation and guaranteed cost efforts. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science degree in construction science and management from Clemson University.

Andrew Cloer

Preconstruction Manager

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