Phil joined William Blair & Company in 2003 and he is the Investment Banking Director with focus on financial technology. He follows the Financial Industry and has participated in Notable Transactions such as the CME Group Inc. purchase of NYMEX Holdings, NetSpend Corporation purchase of Skylight Financial, Chicago Mercantile Exchange purchase of Chicago Board of Trade, Vigo Remittance Corp. and Concord EFS sales to First Data Corporation.

He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance & Entrepreneurship from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management in 2007 and his BS in Finance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001