Since 1989, Ms. McNeal has worked for the American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), serving as its Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Global Client Group in Merchant Services Americas since 2010. Ms. McNeal began her career with Arthur Andersen, LLP in 1982 and was employed by Salomon Brothers, Inc. from 1987 until 1989. She serves on the board of directors of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe, and is a trustee of Dillard University, where she is vice chairperson of the board of trustees and chairperson of its Governance and Nomination Committee. She also is a member of the PepsiCo Ethnic Advisory Board and the board of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. Ms. McNeal received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Dillard University and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. McNeal is a member of the Auditing, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of the Board of Trustees.