Neil Patel is the founder and Publisher of The Daily Caller, one of America’s fastest growing online news outlets, and co-founder and Managing Director of Bluebird Asset Management, a hedge fund investing in mortgage backed securities.
Before starting his two companies, Neil served in the White House from 2005 to 2009 as the chief policy advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney. From 2001 to 2004 Neil was Staff Secretary to Vice President Cheney. Prior to joining the Bush Administration, Neil was Assistant General Counsel at UUNET Technologies. Earlier in his career, Neil practiced law with Dechert Price & Rhoads. He also served as Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People’s Republic of China.
Neil received his B.A. from Trinity College (CT) and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business.
Neil lives in Washington D.C. and Jackson Hole, WY with his wife, Amy, their two daughters, Caroline and Bela, and their son, Charlie. Neil serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and the City Kids Wilderness Project. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Grand Teton National Park Foundation and for Rivers of Recovery, an innovative program utlizing the rehabilitative aspects of fly fishing to help injured veterans.