Patrick Neale joined the Board of Directors at Avow in 2016. Mr. Neale is an attorney who practices law in the areas of land use, contractor, real estate, zoning, governmental and administrative law, foreclosure prevention and defense, and bankruptcy. Mr. Neale moved to Marco Island in 1987. Prior to settling in Marco, he lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the New York metropolitan area, Houston, Texas and Miami.
Mr. Neale’s community involvement includes serving on the boards of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Collier Foundation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Naples Equestrian Challenge, Naples Pathways Coalition, Youth Haven, Searching for Solutions Institute, United Way of Collier County, YMCA of Marco Island, University of Miami, American Cancer Society – Marco Island Chapter and the Immokalee Friendship House. Mr. Neale has served leadership roles on most of the boards he has been affiliated with and has served on numerous advisory and other community-focused committees.
Mr. Neale is a member of the Collier County Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Neale is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry there. Patrick Neale and his wife Karen Klukiewicz, live in Naples.