Kappa Alpha Order

Recipient

Frederick L. Neely, Jr.

Knight Commander's Accolade
September 21, 2019

Awarded by Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III during the Epsilon Chapter 150th Anniversary Celebration at the Emory Student Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

As an undergraduate, Fred served as Number III his junior year. After graduating from Emory in 1966, he worked for First National Bank of Atlanta before taking a job as a Commercial Mortgage Banker in 1970 at SunTrust Bank. In 2005, Fred retired from SunTrust as First Vice President.

Fred served Epsilon chapter as Alumnus Advisor from 1980 to 2018 and has served as the president of the housing corporation for Epsilon Chapter. He was inducted into the John L. Hardeman Province Court of Honor in 1994. This summer at the 78th Convention in New Orleans, Fred was recognized as the Alumnus Advisor of the Year along with Andrew West.

In recognition of Fred’s service to the Epsilon Chapter and as alumni association president, the pool room of the historic chapter house was named in his honor.

Fred and his wife, Shelby, reside in Atlanta, and they have one daughter, Emily.

Previous Recipient: Walter M. Deriso, Jr. Next Recipient: Andrew C. West