In addition to his roles of Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer, Neil serves as President and Chairman of the Board for Hennessy Funds, and he also serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and Director for Hennessy Advisors, Inc., the investment manager of the Hennessy Funds.
Neil began his career in 1979 as a broker, and in 1989 he opened his own broker/dealer firm, Hennessy Advisors. In 1996, he founded Hennessy Funds and launched his first mutual fund. Neil has a successful history acquiring asset management companies and starting mutual funds, and today he oversees the entire family of Hennessy Funds and the strategic direction of the firm.
Neil received a BBA in Business Administration from the University of San Diego.