Steve Neff has been involved with Common Impact's Board for over a decade. In 2020, he retired as Head of Asset Management from Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 25 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries. Mr. Neff was also a member of the firm's executive Operating Committee.
Mr. Neff joined Fidelity in 1996 and held a number of senior-level technology roles, including Head of Asset Management, Head of Technology & Global Services and Enterprise Chief Technology Officer.
Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Neff was with Salomon Brothers in New York and London. He served in a number of technology leadership roles, including Director of Applications Development for Salomon Brothers International Limited in London and Senior Operations Officer responsible for infrastructure and technology operations in New York. Mr. Neff began his career with IBM Corporation in New York in 1974. He held several systems engineering and technology management positions through 1987 supporting the financial services industry and the IBM marketing and service divisions.
Steve is active on the Board of St. Francis House - an organization providing comprehensive services to the homeless in Boston. He is also an active cyclist and fundraiser for the Pan Mass Challenge.
Steve received a bachelor of arts degree in math from Rutgers College in 1974. He and his wife Mary have five children.