Phil works as an Investment Associate at the Maryland Venture Fund, an early-stage, evergreen venture capital firm dedicated to growing the next generation of exceptional businesses in Maryland. With $110M in assets under management, the Maryland Venture Fund partners with entrepreneurs to build high-growth technology companies that last.
Prior to joining the Maryland Venture Fund, Phil was a Venture Capital Fellow for Foundation Capital, a $325M fund based in Menlo Park, California, that invests in early and growth stage tech companies. Previously, Phil was a Venture Fellow for TDF Ventures, a $180M venture capital firm based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, that targets early-stage startups in the enterprise software, cloud, XaaS, and infrastructure sectors.
Phil began his career at KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice in the Silicon Valley where he specialized in software asset management and contract compliance services for Fortune 500 clients. He led a global team of 16 and was the youngest to become promoted to Senior Associate within the division of 60.
In 2012, Phil co-founded the Jeremy Lin Foundation, a Palo Alto based non-profit whose mission is to serve at-risk youth through education and leadership development in underserved communities.
Phil graduated with honors from UC Berkeley where he received a BA in Economics and was the founding Vice President of Sigma Alpha Lambda. He earned his MBA with honors from Georgetown University where he focused on general management and entrepreneurship. At Georgetown, Phil was also a Merit Scholar and graduated Beta Gamma Sigma.