First elected to the city council in 2018 and reelected in 2022, Neal Osborne was named Mayor on January 2, 2023, after previous stints as both vice mayor and mayor.
Neal serves on the following boards: Chamber of Commerce, Discover Bristol, Finance, District Three Governmental Cooperative, and Rhythm and Roots.
Neal is a native of Bristol and attended John S. Battle High School and Virginia Highlands Community College. He has a background in sales and education, and currently works for a financial institution in their fraud investigation department.
In his spare time, Neal plays the guitar. He has one young daughter, Scarlett.
Photo Credit: Rick Belcher