eil recently retired from his executive role at Ford after 36 (!) years of extraordinary success in a series of high-level roles. With his talent for relationship-building and team management, Neil positioned Ford as a leader in best business and finance practices. Moreover, Neil was instrumental in helping save Ford during the financial crisis of 2007–2009; he and his team raised $23 billion in new capital, allowing them to avoid the bankruptcy that impacted other automakers.