Emily Neill

Emily Neill

Senior Managing Director

Direct: 617.824.4683
Cell: 617.834.5411

Oliver Tower
125 High St., 17th Floor
Boston, MA 02110


Emily Neill is a Managing Director at Robert Half Executive Search. Based in our Boston office, Emily incorporates her 25 years of leadership and consulting experience into every search she manages.

Her attention to detail, strong follow-up skills and dedication to excellence make her a highly effective, trusted adviser to each of her clients in the executive search process.


Emily brings a unique skill set to the Executive Search team, having held a variety of leadership roles across several industries, including hospitality, nonprofit, energy, healthcare and consulting, among others.

Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Emily was President of Junior Achievement of Northern New England, a nonprofit focusing on financial literacy for K-12 students. Before that, she was Regional Vice President of Constellation NewEnergy, Inc., a Fortune 500® energy company, which led to a national role as Vice President of Associations.

Emily developed a deep network and a strong understanding of the private, public and government sectors while serving as Vice President of Business Development at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce for several years.

She has held management roles in several luxury hotels, both in the U.S. and abroad, and taught courses in hospitality management at Newbury College in Brookline, Mass. At different points throughout Emily’s career, she has also been engaged in consulting projects within the hospitality, energy and healthcare industries.

Emily is a frequent public speaker and spokesperson on the topics of networking skills, nonprofit leadership and women’s challenges in the workplace.

Personal and Professional Activities

Emily is deeply involved with many nonprofit and professional organizations in the region. She currently serves as a member of the Women’s Network Advisory Board of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Overseers for Newton-Wellesley Hospital, and Board Emeritus for Junior Achievement of Northern New England, an organization she once led. She also assists in fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis Society events, and frequently participates in athletic events in support of local charities.

Emily is a graduate of Cornell University.