Neil Haney has worked as a development professional since 1976, and is currently the director of development for the Austin Graduate School of Theology. He served on the Austin Graduate School of Theology Board of Trustees from 2003 until 2010.
For 33 years he worked in every aspect of development at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas, one of the largest multi-specialty healthcare systems in the United States.
Neil’s career began in 1976 when he joined Scott & White as assistant development director for Planned Giving. In 1984 he became executive director of Development and functioned in that capacity until 2002. In 2002, Neil assumed the senior position of special assistant to the president.
While at Scott & White, Neil functioned in virtually every aspect of the development program. He directed and participated in three major campaigns. These campaigns were a $25 Million, a $31 Million, and a $55 Million campaign known as the Greater Century Campaign. This campaign coincided with Scott & White’s 100th anniversary.
On December 31, 2009, Neil took full retirement from Scott & White and began serving Austin Grad.
Neil has been an active member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). In 1991 he was the first recipient of the AHP Region 5 “Professional of the Year” award having been selected by his peers in the development profession.
Neil holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling from Oklahoma State University. He is married to Marsha Haney who is the owner of Marsha Haney Voice and Video. He and Marsha have two grown children and four grandchildren.