Patrice M. Neal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. She began her UNCF journey in 1999 as a temporary Administrative Secretary; in 2014 she became a Development Associate and is now a Development Director in the UNCF Detroit office.
Neal's passion and expertise involves faith-based/non-profit finance, organization and management. Prior to joining the UNCF team, she worked as the Neuro-ophthalmology Administrative Assistant for a not-for-profit corporation and one of the nation’s leading health care providers – Henry Ford Health System.
While at UNCF, Neal has served on the UNCF Green Initiative team and is the co-creator of the Development Performance Management Workbook used throughout UNCF. She is also the recipient of the 2013 and 2015 UNCF "Shining Star Award," and the 2013 "Team Player Award."