Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Neil Randall is the managing director of the private equity team at the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) of Texas. In this role, he has primary responsibility for a $30 billion private equity portfolio, is the chair of the Private Equity Investment Committee, and serves on the TRS-wide Management Committee. Randall was a member of the ILPA Board of Directors from 2014 to 2021, serving as chair from 2019 to 2021.
Before joining TRS in 2007, Randall was at Convergent Investors, an early-stage venture capital firm. At Convergent, he focused on evaluating new investments as well as portfolio management, which included acting as the director of business development for one of its portfolio companies, TeraVicta Technologies. Previously, he worked in the Enterprise Systems Group at Dell. Randall holds a B.B.A. and an M.S. in finance from Texas A&M University.