Phil is a Managing Director at TM Capital, one of Oaklins’ US member firms. He also leads Oaklins' restaurants & hospitality team. His expertise encompasses a range of transaction types spanning industry verticals, including consumer products, e-commerce and multi-unit retail, manufacturing and distribution. With over a decade of experience in mergers & acquisitions, growth financings and leveraged finance transactions, Phil has helped realize extraordinary outcomes for clients ranging from high growth disruptive businesses and family-owned enterprises to large multinational public corporations. Most notably, he has completed transactions for Starbucks Corporation, Smith & Wollensky, Back Bay Restaurant Group and The Oceanaire, as well as franchisees of Burger King, Arby’s, Mrs. Winners and Lee’s Famous Recipe. Phil is a respected thought leader whose published research covers the consumer and retail markets.
Phil began his career as an analyst at TM Capital and previously held finance-related internships with Miramax Films and Merrill Lynch. Phil is involved with the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, where he previously helped found both Young ACG Atlanta and ACG University. He is a graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and has a BBA, with concentrations in finance and management.