Neil educates policy makers, thought leaders and child advocates on issues that impact children and families. He works to advance public policies at the local, state and federal levels that reduce child abuse, neglect, and injury.

Prior to joining this organization, he played a key role as an architect of South Carolina’s tax credit and scholarship programs for students with special educational needs.

A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a bachelor’s degree, he holds a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer.

Mission statement: Child serving means capacity building; it means putting young people on a path to define, pursue, and hopefully achieve their sense of the good.