Vice President, Private Equity
Neal is responsible for the origination, evaluation, and execution of new investment opportunities in the Southwest and Southeast regions of the United States.
Prior to joining Ardenton, Neal spent three years as a private equity investment professional with The Stagwell Group and The Carlyle Group, where he focused on buyout and growth equity investments in technology and business services companies.
Neal also served more than two years with McColl Partners, an investment bank providing M&A and capital markets advisory services to middle-market businesses across a variety of industries. Neal holds BBA degrees in Finance and Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from Baylor University, where he was a member of the Varsity Golf team.