Meet The Staff
Capt. Mike NellerCommandant
Captain Mike Neller became the Commandant of Cadets in July, 2013. Captain Neller is a Michigan native who served as a U.S Submarine Officer for 29 years. Before retiring in 2007 he held numerous positions, on both coasts and overseas, related to submarine operations including commanding the USS FLORIDA (SSBN 728). During his time in the Navy he also had assignments as an instructor at Navy training commands and was a Navy ROTC Instructor and the Professor of Naval Science at Cornell University and the University of Notre Dame, respectively. Between 2007 and arriving at Culver, he worked in management at several manufacturing companies. He received his B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy and holds an M.S. in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College. He and his wife Jeni reside in Culver, Indiana.