Jack Hatcher Program

Listen and learn from successful alumni & other business leaders in a 1-hour weekly talk presented by successful entrepreneurial alumni and other guests invited to speak. They will share their background, how they built their business, and general insight into overcoming challenges critical to being an entrepreneur in today’s world. This program is made possible by the Jack Hatcher Endowment for Entrepreneurship, the Bagley College of Engineering, and the Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach at Mississippi State University.

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Hibbett Neel


Founder, President and CEO of Neel-Schaffer, Inc., join Hibbett Neel as he shares how he grew one of the largest privately held engineering firms in the south with 37 offices in nine states with 400 professional and technical employees. Listen in with the Spring 2016 Jack Hatcher Entrepreneurship Seminar students. 

Categories | Spring 2016


Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.54MB - Duration: 1:00:30 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

Mississippi State University's Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach helps students, faculty, and community members start and grow successful companies.

We help entrepreneurs link with our more than 100,000 living alumni, learn tactical business skills, and launch real companies that help define tomorrow's markets. Through this mission we help students actually create their own dream job, strengthening a culture of entrepreneurship among the Bulldog family.