Ms. McNeely is the principal consultant for all the services Abbey Legacy provides.


Prior to starting Abbey Legacy, Sandra McNeely served as the Director of the Marquette University Center for Family Business working with family businesses ranging in size from ten employees to over one thousand employees with annual revenues ranging from two million to over one hundred million dollars.


She has been a presenter for Family Firm Institute, Inland Press Association, National Shoe Retailers Association, Prairie Family Business Association, Marquette University Center for Family Business, and other various state and national trade associations. Abbey Legacy is a sponsor of the Prairie Family Business Association, which serves family businesses in five states. Ms. McNeely is a board member of several family business and nonprofit organizations and serves as a facilitator for Prairie Family Business affinity peer groups.


She earned an MBA in Finance from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Social Science in Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Marquette University.