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Phillip Fenton Myers

Phillip Fenton Myers, American corporate financial and technology executive. Ford Foundation fellow, 1961-1964.

Background

  • Myers, Phillip Fenton was born on June 24, 1935 in Cleveland. Son of Max I. and Rebecca (Rosenblum) Myers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1960. Doctor in Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.

    Career

    • Staff industrial engineer Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, 1958. Senior consultant Cresap, McCormack & Paget, New York City, 1960—1961. Staff associate Mitre Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1961.

      Consultant Systems Development Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1963—1964. Director long range planning Electronic Specialty Company, Los Angeles, 1966—1968. Chairman Atek Industries, 1968—1972.

      President Myers Finance Corporation, 1973—1982. Chairman Amvid Communications Services, Inc., 1975—1979, Omni Resources Development Corporation, 1979—1983. Chairman, president American International Mining Company, Inc., 1979—1983.

      President Advent International Management Company, Inc., since 1982. Chairman Global Bond Marketing Services, Inc., 1987—1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Whitehall Container Manufacturing Corporation, 1988—1991.

      President Whitehall Motors Company, 1989—1997, Allied Metamatter Technology Corporation, 1994—1996. Chairman United States Water Resources, Inc., 1994—1996. President American Technology Venture Fund Management, Inc., Advent International realty corporation, 1996—1998, First International Capital Corporation, 1996—2000.

      President Advent International Management Company, since 1982, Turbogen, Inc., 1995-1998, Blue Star Material Technologies Inc., 1997-2000, Advent Power Systems, since 2006. Founding director Warner Center Bank, 1980-1983. Board directors, president Cyber Security Systems, Inc., 2000-2003.

      Lecturer business administration University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967-1974. Professor Graduate School Business Administration Pepperdine University, 1974-1981.

    Membership

    Trustee, treasurer Chamber Symphony Society California, 1971-1978. Member campaign issues committee Reagan for President, 1976, 80. Public safety commissioner City of Hidden Hills, California, 1976-1983, chairman, 1982-1983.

    Co-chairman budget advisory committee Las Virgenes School District, 1983-1986. Member Mayor's Blue Ribbon Finance Committee, 1981-1982. Member dean's select advisory committee College Engineering, Ohio State University, 1984-1994.

    Member state executive committee California Libertarian Party, chairman region 61, 1989-1990, chairman strategic planning committee. Deputy chairman Los Angeles County Libertarian Party, 1991-1992. Chairperson campaign issues committee Marrou for President, 1991-1992.

    Chairman board trustees World War II History Society, since 1992. First vice president Armed Forces Community Relations Council Central Ohio, 2001-2004. Captain United States Air Force, 1958-1960.

    Member Society Automotive Engineers, Harvard Business School Association, Ohio State Alumni Association, Harvard Business Club Columbus (board directors 1998-2005, president 1996-1998), Ohio State Alumni Club (president 1998-1999), Harvard Club Central Ohio (board directors).

    Connections

    • Married Hope Gail Strum, August 13, 1961.
    • father: Max I. Myers
    • mother: Rebecca (Rosenblum) Myers
    • spouse: Hope Gail Strum
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    Born June 24, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Ohio State University
    • 1960
      Ohio State University
    • 1966
      Harvard University
    • 1958
      Staff industrial engineer, Procter & Gamble Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      senior, consultant Cresap
    • 1961
      staff associate, Mitre Corporation
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1963 - 1964
      consultant, Systems Development Corporation
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      director, long range planning Electronic Specialty Company
    • 1968 - 1972
      chairman, Atek Industries
    • 1973 - 1982
      president, Myers Finance Corporation
    • 1975 - 1979
      chairman, Amvid Communications Services
    • 1979 - 1983
      chairman, Amvid Communications Services
    • 1979 - 1983
      chairman, American International Mining Company
    • 1979 - 1983
      president, American International Mining Company
    • 1982
      president, Advent International Management Company
    • 1987 - 1990
      chairman, Global Bond Marketing Services
    • 1988 - 1991
      president, Whitehall Container Manufacturing Corporation
    • 1988 - 1991
      Chief Executive Officer, Whitehall Container Manufacturing Corporation
    • 1989 - 1997
      president, Whitehall Motors Company
    • 1994 - 1996
      president, Whitehall Motors Company
    • 1994 - 1996
      chairman, United States Water Resources
    • 1996 - 1998
      president, American Technology Venture Fund Management
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