Neal has led manufacturing and supply chain management operations at the VP-level at public and private companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 firms. He has successfully transferred key management skill sets across industries as diverse as medical devices, fine art publishing, lasers, instrumentation and appliances. His areas of expertise include process and quality improvement, lean manufacturing, customer service (B2B and B2C/retail), strategy development and implementation, cost reduction, new product introduction, turnarounds & troubleshooting and team building. He has been a SCORE mentor to small businesses and nonprofits since 2011.
Neal has a BS in industrial engineering and operations research from Cornell University, where he also did graduate work. He completed the GE Manufacturing Management Program and the Becton Dickinson - Harvard Business School Executive Program.</p>