Neil oversees NXT Capital’s asset management platform and leads the company’s strategy and corporate development effort, focusing on accelerating product development initiatives, M&A, strategic planning and expanding connectivity with other ORIX businesses. He also manages the legal, HR and marketing services needed to support the operation and growth of the business. He formerly held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer.
Neil brings 30 years of financial management, capital markets, strategy, mergers & acquisitions and operations expertise to NXT Capital. Prior to NXT capital, his most recent role was Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Merrill Lynch Capital. There, his role included formulating strategic direction and identifying product extension, market segmentation and acquisition opportunities as well as building out and leading many of the company’s shared services functions. Before Merrill Lynch Capital, Neil was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development at Heller Financial, the Director of Internal Audit at Transamerica Corporation and began his career at Price Waterhouse.
Neil earned a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.