Spanning posts at think tanks, banks, and investment managers, Neil’s career has centered on building research platforms and generating original content for sophisticated institutional investor audiences, with specialties in financial markets and international political economy. His research and writing have been covered by outlets across the globe. Additionally, he spent a year as an editor and speechwriter in Seoul, South Korea, and a year studying in Bologna, Italy.

Neil lives on Chicago’s west side with Kathryn Rose and their children. He is a 2002 graduate of The University of Chicago (AB, Economics) and a 2010 graduate of Johns Hopkins SAIS (MA, International Relations).





Alyssa joined Bradford Allen’s Creative Services team in 2019, where she works in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create marketing collateral for digital and print. She is primarily responsible for assisting in production efforts, including presentations, space tours, floor plans, and custom pieces. Alyssa works to provide a thoughtful and creative approach to all marketing materials while upholding brand standards.

A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Alyssa earned her BFA in graphic design. Outside of work, she indulges her natural passion for styling, assisting on photoshoots, and set designing. Alyssa also enjoys cooking and baking.



Taylor joined Bradford Allen in 2014 and works in the suburban office, providing marketing collateral and support for brokerage and property managers. Taylor’s main professional responsibilities include formatting, scheduling, and distributing various Bradford Allen marketing email campaigns, creating building flyers and space plans, assisting with agency pitches, and photographing properties. Her skill set includes working primarily with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, as well as Microsoft Office.

With her previous experience as an art instructor, her love for the arts provides a creative approach to her projects. Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Taylor worked as an Aquatics Coordinator with the Elk Grove Park District where she held a supervisory role in aquatic programming and marketing. Taylor’s passion for creativity goes beyond her marketing role at Bradford Allen; she has repeatedly volunteered as the featured artist for the charity event “Canvas and Cocktails,” sponsored by the Elk Grove Park District, to raise funds for local families to participate in park district programming.

Taylor lives with her husband and daughter in Roselle, where she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and painting. She attended Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.



Cody leads brand strategy, marketing, and communications for Bradford Allen out of the downtown Chicago headquarters. He’s currently focused on redeveloping the firm’s brand identity, guiding the marketing team in establishing the practices and processes needed to build brand equity and streamline content and campaigns. Working closely with executive staff, he is responsible for implementing policies and programs to facilitate growth, as well as monitoring the development of support collateral across business lines.

Cody joins Bradford Allen after three years with JLL, where he most recently served as a senior content writer for the Midwest Region. Previously, Cody worked with the JLL National Marketing team, writing the firm’s stylebook and assisting with tone of voice development for the 2017 global rebranding. Cody was also the lead copy editor for the firm’s national real estate journal, Ambitions. His work has been recognized in the Chicago market with a VIP award for growth-oriented marketing, as well as nationally with three Best of Americas Marketing awards.

Residing in Chicago’s Southport Corridor, Cody enjoys spending time at the lake, running, reading, and playing piano. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English.