William R. Neale, Esq.


Senior Counsel

Krieg DeVault LLP


William Neale is senior counsel to the law firm Krieg DeVault LLP in Indianapolis, from which he retired as a partner in 2018. He was elected to the USA Funds board in 1997 and served as chairman from 2000-09. He also was a director of USA Group from 1997 to 2000. He currently serves on the Strada board’s compensation and national engagement committees.

He earned a B.S. from Indiana University and a J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Neale has numerous community affiliations, including as a member of the advisory board of the Butler University Old National Bank Center for Business Excellence; emeritus director of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce; a member and past chairman of the Board of Visitors of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; emeritus director and former chairman of Young Audiences of Indiana; member of Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis; and member of the Indiana State and Indianapolis Bar Associations. From 2000-07 he served on the board of the Lumina Foundation for Education. From 1992-95, he was a presidential appointee to the Council of the Administrative Conference of the U.S., a federal agency formed to advise the executive, legislative, and judicial branches concerning administrative law matters.

He resides with his wife Carolyn in Fishers, Ind. They have two sons and one daughter.