MSB Names John C. Carter, III, Electrical Engineering Department Manager

METAIRIE, LA.—(Oct. 10, 2019)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) has appointed John C. Carter, III, P.E., P.M.P., manager of the firm’s Electrical Engineering Department. With over 25 years in supervisory, project management and engineering experience, Carter has provided technical leadership over large, multi-site design projects undertaken to improve the reliability of off-site and on-site power systems.

Carter has worked nationally with clients on electrical power studies, electrical maintenance, electrical risk mitigation and cyber security. His background includes high-profile design projects in the energy sector encompassing generator excitation, voltage regulation, fuel oil storage, transformer replacements, control system digital upgrades, protective relaying and diesel generators. Among his experience, he was project engineer for a $600 million medium-voltage nuclear substation construction project and supervised a team of 10 design engineers implementing a condensor retube nuclear safety project.

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New Orleans to Host Petroleum and Chemical Industry PCIC Conference

Premier Conference of Electrical, Electronics Engineers in Petroleum & Chemical Industry Returns

NEW ORLEANS–(July 17, 2018)–The Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee (PCIC), a part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Industry Application Society (IAS), will return to New Orleans for its annual conference in 2023. The 70th edition of the PCIC Conference is being held Sept. 11 to 14, 2023 at the New Orleans Marriott. The conference was previously held in the Big Easy in 2012, 2002 and 1961. Continue reading


M S Benbow & Associates announces promotions

Dean Ruiz Named Director of Engineering, Paul St. Pierre Named Electrical Engineering Department Manager

Metairie, LA—May 12, 2016—One of the Gulf South’s most respected and versatile multi-discipline engineering corporations, M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) announces two promotions as well as an organizational change to support the 37-year-old professional engineering corporation’s continued growth.

Dean C. Ruiz, PE, is being promoted to the position of MSB Director of Engineering. Ruiz will report directly to MSB President Leo Holzenthal, Jr., PE, who previously led the company’s engineering departments as Engineering Manager as well as serving as company President. Paul St. Pierre will assume Ruiz’s former position as Electrical Engineering Department Manager.  Continue reading


MSB Recognized for 35 years of Operations in Jefferson Parish


METAIRIE, LA—July 30, 2013—Professional engineering corporation M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) was recognized by the Jefferson Parish Council on the occasion of its 35th anniversary of providing multi-discipline engineering and consulting services in the Gulf South Region. Continue reading