Neil is a life-long resident of Texas. He grew up in Irving, TX, and graduated college at UT @ ArlingtonJust out of college, he started working in a warehouse for the Trinity River Authority of Texas and within his first year he was running the Purchasing and Warehouse Departments. He stayed with the Trinity River Authority for 12 years. He accepted a management position with Sam’s Club #8282 in South Dallas where he and the rest of the management team turned a severely underperforming club into the Club of the Region, Club of the Division, and came within a few votes of Club of the Year, all within his first year and a half. He supervised staffs of up to 70 people. Of the 16 product categories he managed, he ranked #1 in 13 categories, #2 in 2 categories, and #3 in one category in the entire division. In 2000, Staples recruited him to be a member of the management team that brought Staples into the state of Texas. He was placed in the Cleburne store and the Cleburne location quickly became the training location of choice by the Regional Manager. The store was responsible for training every position within the store, from Cashiers to General Managers for the entire state. The Cleburne store also became the first online order fulfillment location in Texas. By the end of 2002, he was ready to leave the retail industry and sought sales positions with a local Copier and Toner business and later the funeral industry as a Family Services Counselor. In 2004, he became a Senior Buyer for Tarrant County. As a condition of his employment, he was given one year to achieve his certification as a purchasing manager. Neil did it in 8 months, faster than anyone had ever done before. By the end of 2008 he had had enough of governmental politics and went into the oilfield. He went from a Trainee who had never been on a rig before to a Lead Trainer in the field in just 15 months. He later became the recruiter/trainer for the entire division out of the Fort Worth office. November 28, 2015 marked the end of his oilfield career and the endless traveling required by this position. In December 2015, he set out and completed all the required real estate classes and passed the State and National tests. On January 1, 2016, he began to apply all his knowledge, experience, and interpersonal skills from his past successes and dedicated himself to build new relationships as a fully licensed Real Estate Agent.