Linda Neal came to the University of Cincinnati in October 1982 as a custodial worker in facilities management. She held a variety of other facilities positions until being promoted to her present position, director of facilities and operations, in 1990. Neal is responsible for the cleanliness and safety of the Shoemaker Center and oversees 10 employees daily and over 80 employees on event dates. Her previously experience includes working two years as a quality control supervisor at Proctor and Gamble.
Neal is currently working towards her business administration degree at the University of Cincinnati.