O’Neill Institute Founders
About Timothy and Linda O’Neill
Timothy and Linda O’Neill both graduated from Georgetown University in 1977, he from Georgetown Law and she from the School of Nursing & Health Studies.
Mr. O’Neill is the Co-Global Head of Investment Management and former Senior Strategy Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co., of which he joined in 1985 and was made a partner in 1990. He became a managing director in 1996. He is a trustee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund where he is Chairman of the investment committee. Mr. O’Neill also serves on the board of directors and is a member of the investment committee of Georgetown University; he is a trustee and Chairman of the investment committee of the Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut, and is also Chairman of the Board of Columbia Capital Life Reinsurance Company.
Mrs. O’Neill has been affiliated with The New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University for many years. She has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner and has done extensive development work for the hospital. She co-founded the National Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association in 1985, and has served on many professional committees. Mrs. O’Neill is passionate about helping children and families. She continues to give back to her community by volunteering her time to a variety of human service and educational organizations, including the Board of Directors for Volunteers of America and several local civic and school organizations. At the present time, she also serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Foundling and chairs the development and communications committee. She has been on the Board of Regents at Georgetown University and presently chairs the Board of Visitors for the School of Nursing & Health Studies.
Mr. and Mrs. O’Neill are the trustees of the Linda and Timothy O’Neill Foundation. In 2001, the O’Neills made a leadership-level naming gift for the O’Neill Law Alumni Center in the Eric E. Hotung International Law Center Building. They are also supporters of Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, where they donated the O’Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center in St. Mary’s Hall.
The O’Neills have four children, Max, Katherine, Nicholas, and Jacqueline.