Mr. Neu served as chairman of the board of the Washington, D.C.-based MCG Capital Corporation from 2009 to 2015, until its sale to PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. He also served as chief executive officer from October 2011 to November 2012. MCG was a publicly traded business development corporation providing financing to middle market companies throughout the United States. He first joined the MCG board in 2007, and served as a member of the audit, nominating and corporate governance, and the valuation and investment committees. From 1995 to 2004, Mr. Neu served as executive vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer, and director for both Charter One Financial, Inc. and Charter One Bank. He assumed this role following the merger of First Federal of Michigan and Charter One Financial, Inc. Mr. Neu joined First Federal of Michigan in 1985 as chief financial officer and was elected to the board of directors in 1992.
Mr. Neu has served on the board of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since 2015 and is currently its lead director. He also serves on the Tempur Sealy compensation and audit committees. Mr. Neu has served on the board of Oxford Square Capital Corp since December 2016 where he serves as chair of audit and nominating and corporate governance committees. He also serves on the valuation and compensation committee. Mr. Neu served on the board of the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group from 2006 to 2012 until its sale to Hertz Corporation. He served as the lead director from December 2011 to November 2012 and served as chairman of the board from November 2010 to December 2011. He previously served as chairman of the audit committee and as a member of the corporate governance committee. Mr. Neu possesses a comprehensive knowledge of our bank markets, has extensive knowledge of the banking industry, and has led numerous bank acquisitions and integrations.
Mr. Neu holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Eastern Michigan University.
Committees: Audit Committee (Chair), Executive Committee, Nominating and ESG Committee