Brad Neal grew up in Indiana and arrived in the Antelope Valley in 1982 as an engineering student in a cooperative education program. He began attending Valley Bible soon after, when he was invited to join the college group. He settled in the AV in 1987.
Brad is the leader of a growth group at VBC. In the past, he was involved with Evangelism Explosion and was a leader in the high school and college groups. He accepted the Lord as his savior as a junior higher at a weekend retreat.
An aerospace engineer at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Brad lives in Antelope Acres with his wife, Paula, and their four daughters, Kara, Sydney, Emma and Abbey. When they have the time, they like camping and waterskiing. Brad also enjoys working around the house and on their cars.