Neil was raised on an Indiana dairy farm and received his DVM degree from Purdue University. He established a dairy practice in SE Wisconsin offering health, reproductive and nutritional solutions focused on developing profits and people. In 1997 he exited practice and joined Monsanto in northern California working with dairymen on design solutions for cow comfort. He later joined a genetics company focused on reproductive management through training and on farm protocols. His interest in growing businesses through people and decision making inspired him to earn an MBA from Purdue Krannert School of Business after which he joined a Midwest Nutrition company feeding herds throughout Wisconsin. Neil joined the PDS team in 2021 bringing his passion to grow profits and people within the dairy industry. Neil lives in Wisconsin with his wife Trudy, his two boys Austin and Jared. He enjoys outdoor sports and fishing.