Phil joined GTCR in 1992 and is currently a Managing Director of the firm. Phil previously worked in the Corporate Finance department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BBA in finance with high honors from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas.

Phil is co-head of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at GTCR and has been focused on building this area for GTCR since 1996. Phil is currently a Director of Cision, Inteliquent, Lytx and Zayo Group. Phil has played a leadership role in a number of past investments including AppNet, CellNet, DigitalNet, Rural Broadband Investments, Solera, Sorenson Communications and Transaction Network Services.

Phil is a member of the council at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and serves on the Polsky Center PE Council for the University of Chicago.  In addition, Phil is a member of the board of trustees for Rush University Medical Center and a member of the board of governors for Rush University.  Phil is also a member of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation’s Trustee Council.

University of Chicago


University of Texas