Clyde L. Pritchard

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Senior Project Engineer/Principal

Clyde L. Pritchard, P.E. is President of Pritchard Engineering, Inc. and serves as senior project engineer for all projects.  Mr. Pritchard is a Mississippi native, graduate of Mississippi State and Purdue Universities, and has been a Mississippi Registered Professional Engineer since 1986.  Mr. Pritchard gained valuable early experience as an engineer intern working under the civil consulting engineers in private practice beginning in 1974.  His job experience is complemented by graduate study in pavements and materials at Purdue University.  Currently, Mr. Pritchard serves as County Engineer and LSBP Engineer for Oktibbeha County.  In addition, Mr. Pritchard presently serves as the Vice President of the North Region of the Mississippi Engineering Society.

Clyde L. Pritchard
President & Principal Engineer

May, 1980    BSCE, Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
May, 1982    MSCE, Geotechnical, Materials, Pavements, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Professional Registration
1986    Mississippi Engineer Registration No. 9697
1986    Alabama Engineer Registration no. 15675

Professional Experience
1997 – Present Starkville, MS
President & Chief Engineer, Pritchard Engineering, Inc.

  • Professional, civil-geotechnical firm actively participating in site and infrastructure development, pavement design and restoration, geotechnical investigation and design, mapping, and quality assurance testing.

1985 – 1997        Starkville, MS
Project Engineer, Springer Engineering, Inc.

  • Responsible charge of design and execution of site development projects; pavement design and rehabilitation, environmental assessments and remediation, quality assurance testing functions, subsurface investigation, and geotechnical design including foundations and slope stability.

1980 – 1985        Meridian, MS
Graduate Engineer, Kemp-Springer & Associates

  • Responsible for design support of roadways and bridges and administration of materials testing and geotechnical investigations. One (1) year leave of absence pursuant to masters degree at Purdue University.

 1976 – 1980        Meridian, MS
Student, Part-time, Kemp-Springer Engineer & Associates

  • Actively participated in civil engineering functions including surveying, construction staking, inspection, materials testing, and geotechnical investigation.

Professional Organization
American Society of Civil Engineer – Member
National Society of Professional Engineering – Member (NSPE)
Mississippi Engineering Society Tombigbee Chapter – Vice President (North Region)

Community Involvement
Columbus-Lowndes Development LINK
Oktibbeha Educational Foundation Starkville Academy – Past President Board of Directors
Morgan Chapel Baptist Church – Member, Teacher, Building Committee
MSU Bulldog Club