Office Staff

firefox Rick Neale - President

Rick has been working on boats since 1966. He started the business as Joe S. Towing Co. with his parents, Charles and Dianne. He is currently on his 8th issue of his captain's license and is regularly underway aboard various vessels in the fleet. Rick's primary office focus is to complete the company's daily job scheduling, collect quotes for services, and approves plus purchases supplies for the boats. Aside from work, Rick raises hay, collects antique automobiles, tractors and signs. He is a director for a local bank, an Ameritus member of Shriners Hospital for children board and a past Potentate of a local Shrine center.

firefox Carole Neale - Chief Financial Officer

Carole began working full-time for Neale Marine in 2004. She handles the accounting and office management. Outside of work, Carole can often be found zipping around the grounds on her zero turn mower. She also enjoys cooking, collecting antique pottery and putting her beautiful talent on display playing piano for a local Baptist church.

firefox C.R. Neale III - Vice President

C.R. began riding Neale Marine vessels with his father and grandfather at a young age, and worked in the business throughout high school and college. He received his captain's license in 2007 and is currently on his 4th license issuance. He is also regularly underway aboard various vessels in the fleet, and primarily focuses on maintaining regulatory compliance of the towboat fleet and shoreside facilities. Outside of work duties, C.R. serves on the board of the Sons & Daughters Of Pioneer Rivermen, a group dedicated to preserving the history of the river industry. You might spy him underway too aboard his sternwheel boat JOE S. attending various regattas.

firefox Ramsey Neale - Administrative Coordinator

Ramsey joined Neale Marine in 2021 to assist in the added daily office workload. She comes in with fifteen years of retail banking experience. Ramsey intends to learn about the business from all angles, and will focus in assisting Rick & C.R. in the daily management of the vessel fleet. Besides her new job at the company, Ramsey is an accomplished equestrian with many champion titles and can very often be found at the barn with her horse ''Lucy.'' She also enjoys shopping and cooking.

firefox Joey Neale - Director Of Employee Motion Studies

Joey is an eleven year old friendly Ragdoll cat that loves to watch the employees during the wee morning hours from Ramsey's office window. He has been with the company since he has been eight months old. Joey's main duties are comprised of attending all office meetings, usually in his own chair; napping during the day, and begging for snacks. Joey has had his picture taken by various persons throughout the years and has the distinction of having one of his pics on the bulletin board of a government agency due to his attending and necessary input at a meeting.