With over thirty years of fixed income experience, Neel is primarily responsible for the portfolio management of our tax-exempt bond strategy. In addition, he is responsible for the coordination, due diligence and oversight of the fixed income investment advisors retained by Diversified Trust. Prior to joining Diversified Trust, Neel spent ten years with First Tennessee Bank as both an investment officer delivering institutional fixed income services and as a portfolio manager with the bank’s registered investment advisory firm.
Neel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. He is also a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Memphis Society of Financial Analysts. Neel has served as the Chairman of the Endowment Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee and has also served as Chairman for the Board of Trustees for The Bodine School. Neel is a member of Holy Communion Episcopal Church in Memphis where he has previously served in numerous lay leadership capacities including Stewardship Chairman, Treasurer and Senior Warden of the Vestry.