Phil is a Managing General Partner at ABS Capital Partners. He also oversees the firm’s business and education services investment efforts. With extensive experience at the board level setting strategy and helping to assemble talented teams, Phil is an active partner in helping CEOs take growth companies to the next level of success.
Prior to joining ABS Capital in 2001, Phil was the president and CEO of SITEL Corporation. While at SITEL, Phil grew both revenues and EPS significantly, managing operations in 19 countries and serving major corporate clients such as GM, America Online, Capital One and Microsoft. Most importantly, he learned the value of setting and clearly articulating goals and priorities, including regularly measuring against them, something he routinely helps his companies with today.
From 1990 to 1997, he was in the Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated, leading their business services efforts, where he advised clients on M&A transactions, as well as equity and debt offerings. He served in the United States Army from 1983 to 1988, rising to the rank of Captain in 1987.