Kathy Neal

Felton Board Member - Kathy Neal.
Felton Board Member - Kathy Neal.

Kathy Neal has over 35 years in business management, more than 25 years of public sector involvement, served for 15 years in statewide and local government regulatory and policy-making positions and is a veteran of working in and managing political campaigns since her college days. She is recognized for multi-faceted strategic thinking & organizational abilities combined with a demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of all people.

As founder and CEO of Kneal Resource System, Kathy delivers multi-faceted public, governmental and community affairs, communications, and project management services to an array of private, public and non-profit clients. She previously owned both a radio station and a clothing manufacturing company. She recently led a pre-development team to construct a biodiesel plant.

Kathy represented the California State Assembly on both the CA Integrated Waste Management Board and State Bar Board of Governors, was a gubernatorial appointee to the CA Community Colleges Board of Governors and a Port of Oakland Commissioner. She is President of the Oakland Community Fund and has been on numerous non-profit and community service boards.

A published author, Kathy earned a BA in Political Science from the California State University at Los Angeles; a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of San Francisco; and two Business Management Certificates from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business.