Ron Neville is a private investor. He was formerly senior vice president and chief financial officer of American Century Companies, Inc. in Kansas City, and is a certified public accountant. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Drury in 1969, and an MBA from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1972. Ron is past board chair of the Lambda Chi Alpha Educational Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield, Springfield Ballet, and Center for Practical Bioethics (Kansas City, MO). He is also a member of the board of the Discovery Center of Springfield. Ron and his wife, Catherine Cox Neville (Drury Class of '71), have two children, Scott and Ellen.