|Position:||Associate Athletics Director - Business & Finance|
|Hometown:||Baton Rouge, La.|
Neal Lamonica, a member of the LSU Athletic Department staff since January 2000, was promoted to Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance in September 2017.
His primary duties include monitoring the athletic department’s more than $129 million budget, and assisting coaches and administrators in formulating budgets for future years. Lamonica is responsible for the preparation of the department’s annual EADA and NCAA financial reports. He also serves as the liaison to the athletic department’s retail sales operations and Tiger Booster Clubs.
Lamonica began his professional career at LSU in 2000 in the athletics department compliance office before moving to the business office in June 2003. He served as coordinator of athletics business until December 2005, when he was named business manager. Lamonica was promoted to Director of Fiscal Operations in November 2009 and Assistant AD for fiscal operations in August 2013.
Lamonica received a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from LSU in 1998, and he earned his Masters of Public Administration from LSU in 2003.
Lamonica and his wife, Blythe, are the parents of three sons -- Davis, Sam Henry and Luke.