Neal joined WST in 2019 as Investment Director for WST Capital Management, the firm’s tactical quantitative boutique. In his role, he participates in product development, is responsible for platform analysis and leads the firm’s distribution efforts. Neal brings to bear over 15 years of experience acquired in roles including Director of ETF Capital Markets and External Wholesaler at ABR Dynamic Funds and Managing Director of Product Management and Development for Destra Capital. Neal’s earlier experience included tenures at Guggenheim Investments and later River Oak ETF Solutions with responsibilities as diverse as trading, product development, and sales. Neal began his career at the Chicago Board of Trade, as a trader in both the Eurodollar and Treasury futures markets.
Neal is a Chicago native and resides in Chicago; he graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Economics. He is involved with several charities including Lurie Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He spends his free time outdoors and enjoys hiking, snow-shoeing and skiing.