Neal Smith came to Butler as business manager in the fall of 2011 after spending time as a volunteer in the athletics department. Smith was promoted to Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities and Events in April 2013. He coordinates and communicates all scheduling of Butler University athletic facilities and events.
A native of Muncie, Smith graduated from Notre Dame with BA in business and an MBA the following year. While residing in Evansville, Elkhart and then Indianapolis, he spent 24 years in the investment arena with his last stint being 17 years as a portfolio manager with Goelzer Investment Management.
Smith has been a big brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization for more than 25 years. He also has served on the board of Big Brothers of Indianapolis and the Foundation of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana.