Neil has over 20 years of comprehensive experience as an operations focused executive and investor. In addition, Neil served on the Board of Managers of Turnspire portfolio companies Crane Carrier Company, and UPG until Turnspire’s exit.
Neil has been part of the Turnspire team since 2014 and is the Principal and founder of Turn Works LLC, where he has spent more than 15 years implementing management/operational changes and increasing the profitability and efficiency of companies that are mature and/or underperforming. Neil’s assignments at Turn Works included roles as interim CEO, CRO and CFO in numerous industries, including metals, automotive, food and beverage, consumer products, general manufacturing and the industrial service sector.
Prior to forming Turn Works LLC, Neil served as a Vice President of Operations with The Heico Companies, which was a prominent turnaround private equity firm, where he was the acting operational manager responsible for leading the turnaround of several financially troubled companies in a variety of industries.
Neil earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.