Neill joined Turlock Fruit Company in 2013 after working 17 years as a NASA contractor. During melon season he works on the sales desk, as well as in the honeydew packing shed helping manage production; and during the spring he is General Manager of the asparagus packing shed for R&N Packing in Firebaugh, CA. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Elon College in 1997, and he holds a Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management for Complex, Space Systems from the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is married to Hilary Smith Callis, and is a proud father of their two children, Daniel and Elin.
Neill was elected to the board in 2019.